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Welcome to the Courses Website

About Us

Student are in grades 7-12 in the West Des Moines Community Schools can use this site to help plan for their futures. Look at the courses, learn how to register for them, and explore our growing number of career pathways! You can also find helpful resources and contact information from your school counselors.

Choose Career Pathways

Using the Career Pathways, students can select courses, activities, and more, all based on potential careers. 

Go to the Career Pathways >

Get Student Supports

Find programs and services that support our students, including ESOL, Gifted/Talented, Special Education, and more. 

Go to Student Supports >

Explore Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement (AP) is an international program that offers college-level rigorous courses and examinations.

Learn more about AP classes >


Students can join Air Force JROTC, which includes aerospace science, leadership education and drill, and physical fitness.

Find out more about AFJROTC >