District Overview

  • The Iowa City Community School District serves more than 14,000 students and is the 5th largest school district in the state of Iowa. The District covers roughly 133 square miles with 19 preschool sites, 21 elementary schools, 3 junior high schools, 3 comprehensive high schools, 1 alternative high school, and our Transition Services Center, a program for special education students ages 18-21. Our comprehensive high schools rank among the best high schools in the state, and our ACT test scores sit well above the average for both the state and the nation. We aim to create an exemplary school district that is acknowledged for the caliber of our graduates, the quality of our staff, and the excellence of our programs.

Garner Elementary students working together on a project