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


The West Delaware County Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: 

  • Agriculture Education 
  • Business
  • Family and Consumer Science 
  • Advanced Manufacturing 
  • Automobile/Mechanics 
It is the policy of the West Delaware County Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, 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:

Mike Morrison
West Delaware High School
605 New Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057
(563) 927-3515, ext. 302


  • West Delaware High School listed in Newsweek West Delaware High School is one of Newsweek's "America's Top 500 High Schools" for 2016. #3 in Iowa! #291 in the US!http://www.newsweek.com/high-schools ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2016, 6:44 PM by Joe Hegland
  • High School Yearbook pickup West Delaware High School students may pick up their yearbooks at the high school office during office hours.There will also be a table in the library from 6:00 ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2016, 6:33 PM by Joe Hegland
  • 16-17 School Supply Lists for Lambert and Middle School We have attached the lists for Lambert and the Middle School.
    Posted Jul 8, 2016, 7:49 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Rural Bus Registration for 2016-17 School Year
    Posted May 2, 2016, 11:59 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
  • Letter from Brad Buck Dear Iowa parents, Reading is essential to your children’s success in school and in life. In Iowa, we are working to make sure all children read well by the ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2014, 8:36 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Your Life Iowa: Iowa's Bullying and Suicide Prevention Hotline Your solution to Bullying and Suicide PreventionClick here to open up a flyer on the topic.
    Posted Oct 14, 2013, 12:35 PM by Joe Hegland
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