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Algona Comm. School
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- Algona, IA
Algona Community School District provides educational services for 1375 students including students whole grade shared from Titonka Consolidated Schools, and over 120 open enrolled in students from surrounding districts. We have three elementary buildings, which serve students in three-year-old pre-school, four-year-old pre-school, and grades PK – 4. In January of 2011 we opened a state of the art middle school that serves grades 5 -8. Lastly, we have a comprehensive high school and alternative educational program that serves students in grades 9-12.
Several award winning tech prep programs are also provided to students through a partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College in the areas of TV Broadcast (National Qualifiers and Champions), Automotive, Construction Technology, and Health Care. We provide award winning academic and extra curricular programming to our students, as recognized by respective state and professional organizations.
“I am here for the children that we work with, not for the pay. I care about the education that our children receive. ”
“I get to work with great kids and families. Our school system and our facilities are top notch. Our teachers work VERY well together for what's BEST for our kids. The staff unity is OUTSTANDING!”
“I get to work with kids and change lives. Every day is different. I get to work independently, yet as part of a team.”
“I work with great people and get to help great kids. We have tremendous support from our community.”
“He will allow me the time to be a parent as well as a teacher”
“The school district as a whole wants what is best for each and every student in the system.”