K-12 Education

In addition to the University of Iowa and Kirkwood Community College, the Iowa City area provides a variety of excellent K-12 educational opportunities. The award-winning Iowa City Community School District has an enrollment of about 11,000 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The district includes the nearby communities of Coralville, Hills, and North Liberty. In all, the district has 18 elementary schools, three junior high schools, two senior high schools, one alternative school for seventh through twelfth graders, as well as daycare and pre-school facilities. Iowa City is also home to Regina Catholic Education Center, a private Catholic institution, Willowind School, a private K-8 school, and Preucil School of Music, specializing in the Suzuki method of instruction.