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Start Your Kindergarten Adventure Today

Register for 2017-18 kindergarten in the WDMCS!

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Three Tips to Make Online Learning Work for Your Child

Support your child’s learning in a blended environment with tips from the third part […]

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Welcome to the West Des Moines Community Schools

The West Des Moines Community Schools 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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2017-18 Calendar Approved

The WDMCS Board of Education approved a calendar for the 2017-18 school year at […]

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Kindergarten boy playing with blocks.

Start Your Kindergarten Adventure Today

Register for 2017-18 kindergarten in the WDMCS!

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Belin-Blank Center Honors 17 WDMCS Students, Teachers

The Belin-Blank Center recognized eleven West Des Moines Community Schools students and six teachers […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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Support Staff Contract Negotiations to Begin

Negotiations for the 2016-17 education support staff contract will begin January 24, 2017, in […]

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Belin-Blank Center Honors 17 WDMCS Students, Teachers

The Belin-Blank Center recognized eleven West Des Moines Community Schools students and six teachers […]

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High school student studying with computer.

Three Tips to Make Online Learning Work for Your Child

Support your child’s learning in a blended environment with tips from the third part […]

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WDMCS Newcomers

About Our Schools

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

What's New

Kindergarten boy playing with blocks.

Start Your Kindergarten Adventure Today

Register for 2017-18 kindergarten in the WDMCS!

Read more
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Tiger Cubs Preschool Registration

Tiger Cubs Preschool registration for the 2017-18 school year opens on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 […]

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