Our District

The Cedar Rapids Community School District has the second largest enrollment in the State of Iowa. The District's AK through grade 12 grade program currently serves 16,294 students in 21 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, and 4 high schools. We also have various alternative schools.

The educational program of the Cedar Rapids Schools strives to have every learner future ready, and is based on a guiding philosophy of continuous improvement.


District Fast Facts

Enrollment: 16,294
Size of District: 121 square miles
Governance Board: 7 elected members
Elementary Schools: 21 schools
Middle Schools: 6 schools
High Schools: 4 schools
Administrators: 63
Teachers: 1,172
Support Staff: 1,342
Registered Volunteers: 6,968
Annual General Fund Budget: $276 million


Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Cedar Rapids Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (employment only), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status (students/program only) in its educational programs and its employment practices.  This is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. District employees with questions or a grievance related to this policy should contact Linda Noggle, Executive Director of Human Resources/Talent Management at lnoggle@cr.k12.ia.us or 319-558-2000. Students and others should contact Rod Dooley, Executive Director of Equity/Title IX Coordinator/504 Compliance Officer at rdooley@cr.k12.ia.us or 319-558-2000. The District mailing address is 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-1015.

Latest News

  • Washington Educator Selected

    Valerie Nyberg, associate principal at Cedar Rapids Washington High School, is the 2018-19 Iowa Assistant Secondary Principal of the Year as named by the... Read More
  • Cedar Rapids Teacher Wins Statewide Award

    10/15/2018 1:30:00 PM Joan Stekl, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Cedar Rapids Washington High School, was awarded the 2018 ProStart Educator of Excellence Award by... Read More
  • Kennedy wins award

    Kennedy High School' Mentors in Violence Prevention or MVP wins a 2018 Iowa Character Award in the category of Student Organization of Character. Read More