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Academic Calendar

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) Calendar at a Glance provides information regarding academic dates like no school days, breaks, staff professional development days, and more. To see our full district activity calendar with day-to-day activities like school events, concerts, and athletics, visit our calendar web page.

View and download the 2020-21 Calendars at a Glance:

  • The WDMCS Board of Education (School Board) approved a new Aug. 27 start date for the 2020-21 school year at its Aug. 10 regular business meeting.
  • The School Board approved two additional professional learning dates on Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 for the 2020-21 school year at its Sept. 28 regular business meeting.
  • The School Board approved three additional professional learning dates on Feb. 8, March 11, and April 2 for the 2020-21 school year at its Oct. 26 regular business meeting.
  • The School Board approved Dec. 22 as a no school day for students and a work day for staff. March 11 will now be a normal school day.

Calendar at a Glance – Arabic

Calendar at a Glance – Bosnian

Calendar At A Glance – English

Calendar at a Glance – Hakha Chin

Calendar at a Glance – Spanish

Calendar at a Glance – Vietnamese

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