The Waukee Community School District has more than 1,200 employees.

Facts at a Glance

  • 855 kindergarten students enrolled for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 549 seniors graduated from Waukee at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
  • The 2015 graduation rate for Waukee High School twelfth graders was 99.14%.
  • The 2016-17 anticipated student enrollment in Waukee is roughly 9,497 students.
  • 995 new students entered Waukee Schools for the 2016-17 school year. 268 are grade 1 and above.
  • There are currently 13 school buildings operating in Waukee including eight elementary schools: Brookview, Eason, Grant Ragan, Maple Grove, Shuler, Walnut Hills, Waukee Elementary and Woodland Hills; two middle schools: Waukee Middle School and Waukee South Middle School; two eighth and ninth grade buildings: Prairieview and Timberline; and one high school: Waukee High School.
  • In 2017, Waukee Innovation and Learning Center (WILC)  opened.
  • The Waukee district boundaries include portions of Waukee, West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale.
  • 68 languages are currently spoken by students in Waukee.
  • Waukee High School has had 17 National Merit Finalists since 2010.
  • There are currently more than 1,200 employees in the Waukee Community School District.
  • In 2016, Waukee High School was home to 1 National AP Scholar.
  • The starting teacher salary (Bachelor’s Degree with zero years of experience) for the 2016-17 school year is $46,824.
  • Waukee Schools received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for the fiscal year ending 2015.
  • The Waukee Community School District is located in Dallas County and is 55 square miles in size.
  • Waukee High School’s Graduating Class of 2016 had an average ACT Composite score of 23.3, while the state average was 22.1.
  • Waukee High School’s Graduating Class of 2016 had higher average scores on each of the ACT test categories than the state average.



560 Southeast University Avenue
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701