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 Education
  • Family and Consumer Science Education
  • Advanced Manufacturing  (Industrial Education)
  • Automobile/Mechanics (Industrial Education)
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


  • Mystery Mayhem Registration Complete this form to register for the Mystery Mayhem competition to be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the HS. Registration is open to all West Delaware MS & HS students ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2016, 1:44 PM by Joe Hegland
  • Inklings The high school Inklings have moved to an online newspaper.  Please come and check out all the cool changes. http://westdelawareinklings.com/
    Posted Oct 19, 2016, 9:14 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Elementary and Middle School Book Fair This year the book fair will be separate for each building. Lambert Elementary School Book Fair Located Room #703 - “Sunshine Room” Online Shopping - http://www.scholastic.com/bf/lambertFamily ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2016, 8:39 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Parent Education Opportunity Keystone AEA Parent & Educator Connection is proud to offer a free Parent Workshop presented by Patricia Wells, Director of Creating Student Success (and former Director of the Iowa Behavioral Initiative ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2016, 3:16 PM by Joe Hegland
  • National Principals Month In recognition of the dedicated service of school principals, we celebrate October as National Principals Month.  Please join us in thanking our West Delaware principals Tim Felderman, Mike Morrison, Lisa ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2016, 10:37 AM by Joe Hegland
  • PowerSchool App Setup There is a great PowerSchool App for Parents and Students to use.  However, it can be difficult to setup. We wanted to help share how to get it working to ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2016, 6:38 PM by Joe Hegland
  • West Delaware Students Have the Opportunity to Earn Their Welding (GMAW) Career Pathway Certificate Upon High School Graduation Did you know West Delaware High School students could obtain their Welding (GMAW) Career Pathway Certificate by the time they graduated high school? West Delaware and Northeast Iowa Community College ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2016, 8:22 AM by Joe Hegland
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