Transportation

    • Free or Reduced Bus Pass

      Any student who lives in the paid transportation area and qualifies for the free and reduced-price meal program may also apply for free and reduced-price bus pass fees. Please contact your school’s secretary to apply.


      2021-22 Fee Waiver Form

       
  • Boundaries

    The West Des Moines Community Schools covers 36.6 square miles. District boundaries are irregular but generally lie north of Warren and Madison county lines, south of Urbandale Avenue, east of the Dallas County line, and west of 63rd Street.


    View more information about WDMCS boundaries

  • Did You Know?

    • We transport approximately 3,300 students each day.
    • We drive 41 routes to and from school each day.
    • We traveled 560,500 route miles on average during the school year.
  • Contact Us

    Transportation Department
    2102 Delavan Drive
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    515-633-4902

    Robin Pickard
    Transportation Director
    515-633-4921

    Kara Longfield
    Assistant Transportation Director
    515-633-4924

    Andrew Vance
    Driver Trainer
    515-633-4910

    Pam Hull
    Activity/Billing and Bus Pass Fees
    515-633-4925

    Michelle Tigner
    Bus Passes and Walnut Creek Campus Routing
    515-633-4922

    Carrie Van Weelden
    Special Needs Routing and Non-public Reimbursements
    515-633-4923

Last Modified on August 10, 2021