Belle Plaine Community

The Belle Plaine Community School District, in partnership with the community, will prepare students to become responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners by providing a positive educational environment with a challenging, diversified curriculum.

For more information about the Belle Plaine Community School District, please go to their website.

Center Point – Urbana

The mission of the Center Point-Urbana Community School District is to develop successful, life-long learners by providing a safe and caring environment, a stimulating curriculum, and a dedicated staff working with supportive parents in a friendly, small-town atmosphere.

For more information about the Center Point-Urbana Community School District, please go to their website.

Benton Community School

The Benton Community School District provides outstanding opportunities for its 1450 students. From a caring, committed professional staff of teachers and administrators to excellent and safe learning facilities, from the fine arts to athletics, Benton Community provides an environment where children feel they belong.

The great success of our students is directly related to the quality of the teachers and support staff at Benton. Our employees take pride in their commitment to quality education. They just don’t teach, but they are actively involved in the development of each student. They are also involved in developing their own professional skills.

For more information about the Benton Community School District, please go to their website.


The Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District serves about 7,000 people living in and around the towns of Vinton, Garrison, and Shellsburg. Located 30 miles NW of Cedar Rapids and SE of Waterloo, the district’s proximity to the two larger communities provides a wide variety of cultural and entertainment events plus a choice of colleges which include vocational, liberal arts and graduate opportunities. Some of the colleges include the University of Iowa, the University of Northern Iowa, Coe College, Mount Mercy University, Kirkwood and Hawkeye Community Colleges and Kaplan University.

The district is fully accredited. From Pre-Kindergarten through the 12th grade, our curriculum exceeds standards set by the Iowa Department of Education. The educational program at all levels is grounded in the basics and has been carefully developed to meet the diverse needs and abilities of our students. Special programs to meet individual developmental needs include preschool, extended learning, special education, special reading and work experience programs; and a K-12 Expanded Learning Program. Media Centers and Computer Labs are located in each building. Music, Visual Art, and Physical Education are essential elements of our educational program.

For more information about the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District, please go to their website.

Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College identifies community needs; provides accessible, quality education and training; and promotes opportunities for lifelong learning.

For more information about Kirkwood Community College, please go to their website.

Belle Plaine
1214 9th Ave

111 West 3rd


Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School (IBSSS)

The Iowa Braille School has a rich heritage that we are eager to share with you! Founded in 1852, we are Iowa’s second oldest education institution. Mary Ingalls, our most famous student, graduated from this school in 1889.

For more information about the Iowa Braille and Sight Savings School, please go to their website.

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