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, 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:
Tim Felderman
West Delaware High School
605 New Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057
(563) 927-3515, ext. 301
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District Messages
  • Hard Surface Bus Routes 17-18 Attached below is the Hard Surface Bus Routes for the 17-18 school year.
    Posted Nov 13, 2017, 8:04 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Rural Bus Registration for 2017-18 School Year
    Posted Jul 26, 2017, 7:26 AM by Joe Hegland
  • School Supply Lists We have attached the lists for Lambert and West Delaware Middle School.
    Posted Jul 12, 2017, 6:08 PM by Joe Hegland
  • 17-18 Board Approved Calendar Attached here is the School Board Approved Calendar for the 17-18 school year.Changes include the following:MLK birthday became a teacher work day/hours make up day if ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 2:34 PM 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
  • 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 May 19, 2017, 12:12 PM by Joe Hegland
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