School Year Calendar  

Click below to download the district's school calendar.

  • 2013-14 Regular Schedule:
    High School 7:50 - 2:45  
    Junior High 8:00 - 2:50  
    Elementary 8:45 - 3:35  
         
  • 2013-14 Collaboration Schedules: Mondays - Secondary Late Start
    High School 9:20 - 2:45
    Junior High 9:30 - 2:50
    Elementary 8:45 - 3:35
  • 2013-14 Collaboration Schedules: Wednesdays - Elementary Early Dismissal
    High School 7:50 - 2:45  
    Junior High 8:00 - 2:50  
    Elementary 8:45 - 1:30  
  • 2013-2014: February 2014 Calendar Update  Acroread download 
  • 2014-2015 School Hours Calendar  Acroread download 

PLC's at Work  

Do you want more information about the Tuesday morning or Wednesday afternoon weekly collaboration time? Click to view the video about the Cedar Falls Community School District: A Professional Learning Community.

District Facility Info  

Cedar Falls Community School District's Board of Education has been gathering data on a District 10-Year Facility Plan. Click here for further information.

The Board wishes to keep the public informed of the process and encourage all to provide feedback and to take part in the process. This is an outline of the tentative process; however, it is understood that questions need to be answered before proceeding to the next stage. Deciding the next steps is vital to the District and the quality of education our students receive. Please click here to review the matrix and outline.

Upcoming Events  

Planning Ahead  

  • The incoming kindergarten students will have a visitation day on Wednesday, May 21 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • All Elementary Schools will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday
  • Cedar Falls High School will begin Period 1 at 9:20 a.m. every Monday
  • Holmes and Peet Junior High Schools' will begin Period 1 at 9:30 a.m. every Monday

Infinite Campus  

Click the logo below to access the Infinite Campus Portal.

 

Infinite Campus Parent Portal Access Form

   

 Volunteering with Cedar Falls Schools

Volunteers provide critical support to the educational process in the Cedar Falls School District.  If you are interested in serving on a district-wide committee, please click below.  If you are interested in volunteering in one of our nine attendance centers please contact that school directly to find out about specific volunteer opportunities.

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District News  

 

Online Payments  

The CF Tiger Web Store is Open!

 

Parents, you can pay school fees or add money to your child's meal account online through our web store!

 

Payments can be made using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover credit or debit card and will be processed on a secure site, powered by RevTrak.

  • How to Make an Online Payment  Acroread download 

New Students  

New Student Registration Information

Students new to the District or moving into the Cedar Falls School District should contact the district administrative center as soon as possible so that records may be obtained from the previous school of attendance. You will need to make an appointment at the Administration Center to register your child(ren), who are new to the District, for school. You will also be asked to provide two proofs of residency at the time of registration.  Please call 553.2644 for additional information. To make this process faster, you may download the following forms and have them filled out ahead of time. Thank you!

  • Enrollment Form  Acroread download 
  • Residency Documentation  Acroread download 
  • Home Language/Student Race and Ethnicity Reporting Form  Acroread download 
  • Black Hawk County Health Form  Acroread download 

Flier Distribution  

Individuals or organizations wishing to distribute fliers within Cedar Falls Schools may call Candy Miller, 319.553.2423 or email candy.miller@cfschools.org.

Click here to view current fliers as well as the District policy on flier distribution.

Cedar Falls Community School District has announced forums to present the district’s 10-year facility plan, process, options and gather feedback. There are ten forums scheduled. Five will have an options format and five will offer a traditional, open forum with a formal presentation to the large group and time for questions and dialogue. The same information will be shared at both sessions, just in different formats. Click here for further information.


Dr. Andy Pattee is pleased to announce a new assignment for the 2014-15 school year.  Kim Cross, the current Principal at Orchard Hill Elementary, will become the new Principal for Southdale Elementary.

Cross joined the Cedar Falls Schools as an administrator in 2001. She will assume her new role July 1.

“The district is very lucky, and excited, for Kim to make this move to Southdale. She has the experience and leadership abilities to be successful in this position,” said Dr. Andy Pattee, Cedar Falls Community School District Superintendent.

“I want to thank Dr. Pattee and the Board for this opportunity,” said Cross. “I am very excited and privileged to work with all of the great staff at Southdale and the wonderful, supportive parents.”

Cross has 14 years of teaching experience in Sacramento, California, and at Hansen Elementary.  She also has 16 years of administrative experience; she served for three years as principal in New Hartford, was co-principal with Deb Beving at Lincoln Elementary for six years and as principal of Orchard Hill Elementary since 2007.

She earned her Master’s Degree in 1988 and administration certificate in 1998 from University of Northern Iowa; and her Bachelor’s Degree in 1984 from Graceland University.

Cross and her husband, Chris Hansen, have two children at Holmes Junior High.


Dr. Andy Pattee is pleased to announce he will recommend Jason Wedgbury to the Board of Education as the new high school principal for Cedar Falls Schools.

Mr. Wedgbury joined the Cedar Falls School District in 2010 and is currently the principal at Peet Junior High.  He will assume his new role on July 1.

“Mr. Wedgbury is a strong member of our administrative team, and I have been impressed with his desire to continue the path towards fulfilling our vision, direction and goals of the high school.  His experience in, and a deep understanding of, district initiatives and knowledge of our community and community partners makes him the perfect candidate.  Mr. Wedgbury will have the opportunity to transition over the next several weeks, working closely with Dr. Powers, building administrators and staff at the high school,” said Dr. Pattee.

“I am thankful and excited for the opportunity to lead another outstanding faculty who has earned an excellent reputation.  The next few years will be exciting as Cedar Falls Schools continue to improve facilities and move toward an environment for 21st century learning,” said Mr. Wedgbury.

Mr. Wedgbury earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master’s Degree from Northwest Missouri State University.  Prior to leading Peet Junior High, Mr. Wedgbury was an assistant principal and principal in Mason City, Iowa.

He and his wife, Tish, have three children at Southdale Elementary.

 


 

 

 

Rules Exception  

Open Enrollment vs. Rules Exception for Attendance Outside the Resident Area

If you live outside of the Cedar Falls Community School District boundaries and you wish to have your child(ren) attend Cedar Falls Schools, or you live within the school boundaries and wish to have your children attend a different district, that is an Open Enrollment situation.  For those who live within the Cedar Falls Community School District but wish to have your child(ren) attend a school that is outside of your resident area (example: you live in the Holmes Jr. High resident area but wish to attend Peet Jr. High), that is a Rules Exception.  All Rules Exception requests must be made in writing to either the Elementary (Mrs. Pam Zeigler) or Secondary (Mr. Dan Conrad) Director of Education (depending on your child(ren)'s grade level).

  • Rules Exception Guidelines  Acroread download 

School Cancellations  

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The Cedar Falls CSD will utilize a 90-minute late start delay when we have inclement weather.  At each level, this means that school start time, access into buildings, and bus schedules will all be 90 minutes later than a normal school day, (Tuesday - Friday). Secondary parents please note:  The bus schedule is different for a 90-minute inclement  weather delay than for a Monday late start (PLC) bus schedule. For inclement weather, please add 90 minutes to your normal (Tuesday-Friday) bus pick up time.