Did You Know?

All elementary and middle schools had greater than 96% average daily attendance throughout the 2015-16 school year!

About Us

The Council Bluffs Community School District serves families in Carter Lake, Crescent and Council Bluffs in Iowa.

More than 9,000 students attend two high schools (grades 9-12), two middle schools (grades 6-8) and 11 elementary schools (Pre-K-5).

The district offers the following programs for students: 

  • Preschool for at-risk children
  • All-day kindergarten
  • Specially-designed programs to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Rigorous academic course offerings
  • Focused curriculum to prepare students for lifelong success
  • Multiple ways to earn college credit in high school , including advanced placement and Honors Early Start college courses
  • Career and technical classes, including academies in the Health and Medical field as well as Computers and Business Information and Marketing
  • Award-winning academic and extra-curricular activities and clubs
  • Expanded fine arts programs for students of all interests
  • Specialized services to serve both advanced and struggling learners as well as all students in between
  • High-quality, before & after-school childcare designed for the elementary child
  • Valued parent and community involvement, and
  • Secure and updated school environments

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