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Welcome to Waukee High School! Our dedicated staff works closely with all students to ensure each student has a positive and personalized experience at Waukee High School (WHS). We offer a wide selection of courses including unique special interest, Advanced Placement (AP), and concurrently enrolled classes. Known for our various academic achievements, Waukee High School was recently named on the Iowa “Top 25″ AP Index by the University of Iowa.
Our daily schedule is structured around a 4 X 4 block schedule, where each student is enrolled in four classes daily that are ninety minutes in length. In addition to academics, our students excel in the arts, activities and athletics. Students are encouraged get involved and take advantage of the many opportunities offered.
Waukee High School will serve approximately 2,200 students in grades 10-12. WHS is a part of the fastest growing school district in Iowa and is located on the western edge of the Des Moines metropolitan area. Our high school facility is a modern, state of the art facility that first opened its doors to students in the fall of 1997. Since 1997, our high school has expanded in 2000, 2003, 2007 and opened the final addition to WHS in 2012 which included 24 new classrooms (including three new computer labs, a new media center, and three new science rooms), renovated classrooms, Waukee Fieldhouse and additional locker rooms.
I look forward to another exciting and rewarding year. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call, email, or stop by to visit with us. We are pleased to be at your service.