Welcome to Cedar Falls Schools!  EVERY STUDENT. EVERY DAY.  

The Cedar Falls School District has had a tradition of excellence in the community of Cedar Falls for more than 165 years. 

Today we are among the top 20 largest districts in the state of Iowa, serving more than 5,300 students. As one of the largest employers in Black Hawk County, the school district has over 800 full and part time employees. 

Cedar Falls is a thriving Midwest city of 39,260 residents, in a population center of 100,000 plus.  The city, home to the University of Northern Iowa, is located on the crossroads of several state and interstate highways. Cedar Falls is less than a four-hour drive from Minneapolis, Chicago, St. Louis and Omaha. Along with neighboring communities, the area commonly referred to as the Cedar Valley, offers all the amenities of larger urban settings, but with a hometown environment. 

As a school district, we draw strength and values from the community around us, and the Cedar Valley is one of the thriving, dynamic areas of the Midwest. It is home to great people, a vibrant economy, and a family-friendly lifestyle. 

To provide our students with the highest quality education, we embrace change preparing our students for the world they will enter as they continue their life’s journey. To equip students for the future, we emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and communication skills. Please explore our website to learn more about what we offer our students, our staff, and what we have to offer you.