Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Supply Lists Available Today!

It may be summer, but school is just around the corner. School supply lists [...]

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Perrigo to be Recommended as Associate Principal of Valley

The West Des Moines Community Schools announces that David Perrigo will be recommended for [...]

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West Des Moines Top 10 Best Small Cities for Education

West Des Moines has been named as one of the Top Ten Best Small [...]

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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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Supply Lists Available Today!

It may be summer, but school is just around the corner. School supply lists [...]

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Perrigo to be Recommended as Associate Principal of Valley

The West Des Moines Community Schools announces that David Perrigo will be recommended for [...]

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West Des Moines Top 10 Best Small Cities for Education

West Des Moines has been named as one of the Top Ten Best Small [...]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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Perrigo to be Recommended as Associate Principal of Valley

The West Des Moines Community Schools announces that David Perrigo will be recommended for [...]

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West Des Moines Top 10 Best Small Cities for Education

West Des Moines has been named as one of the Top Ten Best Small [...]

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Kindergartners at Westridge Elementary had a great time showing their parents all the hard work they completed in their first year of school at the Kindergarten Portfolio Breakfast.

Life in the WDMCS 6/2/2014

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

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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

news_schoolsupplies_stockphoto

Supply Lists Available Today!

It may be summer, but school is just around the corner. School supply lists [...]

Read more
news_whart_thumbnail

West Des Moines Top 10 Best Small Cities for Education

West Des Moines has been named as one of the Top Ten Best Small [...]

Read more