Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Life in the WDMCS 5/6/2016

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

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Helping Students Finish Strong

Spring can be a stressful time for students as they prepare for end-of-year exams, […]

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Committee Plans Expansion of New Tech at WDMCS

An advisory team has been meeting since January to plan the district’s expansion of […]

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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

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Kindergarten Registration and Roundup 2016-17

Is your child ready for life’s big adventures? Let us help them explore and […]

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Iowa Teacher of the Year Nominations Due April 25

Thousands of talented Iowa educators lead and inspire their students, but only one is […]

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Sixth-Grade Students Teach Technology, Learn Leadership

When West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) sixth-grade teacher Aaron Witt assigned his students […]

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Information for Staff

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Iowa Teacher of the Year Nominations Due April 25

Thousands of talented Iowa educators lead and inspire their students, but only one is […]

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Support Staff Contract Negotiations to Begin

Support staff members at the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) will begin negotiating […]

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Teacher Contract Negotiations to Begin

Teachers for the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) will begin negotiating their 2016-2017 […]

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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

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Kindergarten Registration and Roundup 2016-17

Is your child ready for life’s big adventures? Let us help them explore and […]

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Summer of Learning Opportunities Offered by Community Education

Are you wondering how you’re going to keep your kids busy this summer? We […]

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