Did You Know?

The student graduation rate has increased every year for the past ten years!

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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