Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Sing and Dance Your Summer Away with Community Education!

Community Education is offering two sessions beginner and experienced show choir camps for students […]

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Give Your Student a ‘Sneak Peek’ into Kindergarten

This week-long program gives our youngest students an opportunity to experience what it will […]

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WDMCS Invite Businesses to Learn about New Tech

The West Des Moines Community Schools is re-imagining learning for students. With technology-integrated classrooms […]

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Welcome to West Des Moines Community School District

The West Des Moines Community School District serves more than 55,000 residents in the western portion of Polk County – West Des Moines and Clive, parts of Urbandale and Windsor Heights, and nearby rural areas. For more than 100 years, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) has been preparing learners for life. We are the ninth largest district in the state with more than 9,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students, approximately 1,200 employees and 14 schools.

Information for Students

What's New

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Valley Graduate to Attend National High School Theater Awards

Jessica Martens, a 2015 Valley High School graduate, will be representing Iowa at the […]

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Back-to-School Information for 2015-16

The Back-to-School Information for 2015-16 is now available. Registration dates, 2015-16 fees, immunization and health […]

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Life in the WDMCS 6/8/15

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

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Back-to-School Information for 2015-16

The Back-to-School Information for 2015-16 is now available. Registration dates, 2015-16 fees, immunization and health […]

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Register Your Incoming Kindergartner for Safety Town 2015

Safety Town is for children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2015.

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Life in the WDMCS 6/8/15

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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Back-to-School Information for 2015-16

The Back-to-School Information for 2015-16 is now available. Registration dates, 2015-16 fees, immunization and health […]

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JClife-609-2-feature

Life in the WDMCS 6/8/15

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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JessicaMartens-slide

Valley Graduate to Attend National High School Theater Awards

Jessica Martens, a 2015 Valley High School graduate, will be representing Iowa at the […]

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WDMCS Newcomers

About Our Schools

The West Des Moines Community School District serves more than 55,000 residents in the western portion of Polk County.

What's New

sneak_peek_news

Give Your Student a ‘Sneak Peek’ into Kindergarten

This week-long program gives our youngest students an opportunity to experience what it will […]

Read more
feature_new_tech

WDMCS Invite Businesses to Learn about New Tech

The West Des Moines Community Schools is re-imagining learning for students. With technology-integrated classrooms […]

Read more