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, Food and Natural Resources
  • Business, Finance, Marketing and Management
  • Human Services
  • Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing
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
  • 18-19 Board Approved School Calendar Attached below is the 18-19 Board Approved School Calendar
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 7:11 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Registration of 5 Year Olds If your child will be 5 years of age by September 15, 2018, please call the Lambert Elementary office at 563-927-3515, ext 103, to verify your child’s ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2018, 5:41 AM by Joe Hegland
  • Preschool Pre-Registration for 18-19 School Year Pre-Registration for the 2018-19 school year for 4 year olds at Lambert Elementary School will begin on January 4th and continue through the end of January.   Eligible children ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2018, 11:21 AM by Joe Hegland
  • West Delaware High School and Northeast Iowa Community College Partnership West Delaware High School and Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) continue to partner allowing for students to earn an accelerated Associate of Arts degree in one year or earlier after ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2017, 7:58 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
  • 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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