What's New

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Survey Seeks Input Regarding Principal Retirement

Valley High School Principal Tim Miller will retire at the end of the 2017-18 […]

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WDMCS Facilities Planning Focus Groups

Facilities Planning Framework Timeline Set WDMCS will be working with administration, staff, students, families, […]

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Valley Hall of Honor Nominations Open

Valley High School is excited to announce a new set of honors rolling out […]

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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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Valley Teacher Kelsey Hudson Wins Award for “Impact of Islam” Lesson Plan

Valley High School social studies teacher Kelsey Hudson received the Don Fett Award for […]

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Stilwell Junior High Named National Blue Ribbon School

Stilwell Junior High was named one of 342 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017 […]

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Heart Rate Monitors Provide Data for Supporting Student Health

This school year, WDMCS students from fourth grade through high school have been introduced […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

Tim miller cropped

Survey Seeks Input Regarding Principal Retirement

Valley High School Principal Tim Miller will retire at the end of the 2017-18 […]

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Post it note planning

WDMCS Facilities Planning Focus Groups

Facilities Planning Framework Timeline Set WDMCS will be working with administration, staff, students, families, […]

Read more
Slide image. Text: Congratulations! Black district logo on light background.

Valley Teacher Kelsey Hudson Wins Award for “Impact of Islam” Lesson Plan

Valley High School social studies teacher Kelsey Hudson received the Don Fett Award for […]

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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

Post it note planning

WDMCS Facilities Planning Focus Groups

Facilities Planning Framework Timeline Set WDMCS will be working with administration, staff, students, families, […]

Read more
Tim miller cropped

Survey Seeks Input Regarding Principal Retirement

Valley High School Principal Tim Miller will retire at the end of the 2017-18 […]

Read more