Welcome to Carter Lake Elementary School

  • Junior Jacket Mascot We are the Mighty Jackets. We believe we are partners in educating every child. We will give all students the best learning experiences possible. Together, we will work to develop an educational program, centered on your child’s needs, that offers the maximum opportunity for growth. We serve students in preschool through fifth grade. Students from Carter Lake will attend Woodrow Wilson Middle School for grades 6-8 and Thomas Jefferson High School for grades 9-12.

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    Monday: 8:55 AM - 2:05 PM
    Tuesday-Friday: 8:55 AM - 3:45 PM

  • Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

    — Helen Keller

    Principal Doreen Knuth at Carter Lake Elementary  Photo of Mrs. Devon Watson

    PRINCIPAL: Mrs. Doreen Knuth
    ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Mrs. Devon Watson


    1000 Willow Drive
    Carter Lake, Iowa 51510
    P (712) 347-5876 F (712) 347-5273