Stilwell Junior High is part of the West Des Moines Community Schools. Stilwell houses seventh- and eighth-grade students with an interdisciplinary team concept. Each grade level is divided into three educational teams. Students share the same teachers in the basic subject areas of Mathematics, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies within their teams. Stilwell is the home to 724 students. There are 86 total staff including food service, custodial, office, and teaching staff. Forty-seven staff members are certified instructors.