We are proud to provide our students with the highest quality education, enabling them to develop academically, emotionally, physically, and socially.   We are committed to ensuring that our students benefit from challenging and rewarding academics, fine arts, athletics, and citizenship opportunities.  We emphasize a challenging and relevant curriculum that respects the unique qualities of each individual learner.  

The combination of talented and dedicated staff, strong family and community support, and students who inspire us every day make West Delaware Schools a great place to learn and to grow. 

I feel privileged to serve as superintendent of the West Delaware School District and invite you to join us on our journey toward excellence!

Dr. Kristen Rickey


It is the policy of the West Delaware Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district's Equity Coordinator.

Mike Morrison, Equity Coordinator
605 New Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057
(563) 927-3515, ext. 302


  • Take and Bake Fall 2015
    Posted Nov 24, 2015, 12:43 PM by Joe Hegland
  • Hard Surface Bus Routes 2015-2016 The hard surface routes for the 2015-2016 school year can be found here.
    Posted Oct 23, 2015, 10:16 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Lambert Notice of Adequate Yearly Progress September, 2015  Notice of Adequate Yearly Progress  You all are aware of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, which requires schools to assess students annually and to meet ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2015, 4:00 AM by Joe Hegland
  • 2015-16 School Supply Lists You can download copies of the school supply lists from the bottom of this page.
    Posted Jul 20, 2015, 5:29 AM by Joe Hegland
  • West Delaware and NICC Partner to offer College Credit and Accelerated Associate of Arts Degree West Delaware County School District and Northeast Iowa Community College are grateful for the opportunity to partner in order to increase educational opportunities for West Delaware students. The goals of ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2015, 4:14 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Rural Bus Registration for 2015-16 School Year
    Posted May 15, 2015, 7:30 AM by Joe Hegland
  • West Delaware's Project Lead the Way Courses Please watch this video if you would like to know more about our Project Lead the Way Classes at West Delaware.  The video was made by Scott Litterer and offers ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2015, 3:29 PM by Joe Hegland
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