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West Delaware
County Community School District

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West Delaware District Office


West Delaware District Office

701 New Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057

Office Hours: 7:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Phone: 563-927-3515
Press 4 for District Office
Fax: 563-927-2785

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Mission Statement

The mission of the West Delaware County Community School District, in collaboration with the family and community, is to provide a safe, culturally rich environment in which all students can reach their full potential academically, emotionally, physically and socially.

West Delaware Vision


Multiple individuals at all levels demonstrate respect, trust, and integrity while working interdependently toward our goals.

Strategic Objectives

  • By supporting and teaching positive student behavior
  • By supporting and teaching appropriate social interactions
  • By enhancing adult to adult connections and communications

Challenging Academics

Educators use effective instructional practices to actively engage students in diverse learning opportunities that require critical thinking and problem solving in real world contexts.

Strategic Objectives

  • By deepening knowledge of instructional strategies
  • By intensifying active student engagement in rigorous and relevant content learning
  • By strengthening systems of teacher to teacher support, including Professional Learning Community, teacher leadership system, and multi-tiered systems of support

21st Century Skills

Students will acquire competencies necessary for 21st century living by developing skills in the areas of civic life, health, finance, technology and career readiness.

Strategic Objectives

  • By creating learning experiences in a real world context
  • By developing and applying career readiness skills