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Welcome to our new website

Cedar Rapids Community School District has launched new, user-friendly websites for families with the goal of helping you easily find the information you need.
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Imagining and investing in our future

We are eager to deliver on our promise of Every Learner. Future Ready. and we are working hard to evolve our teaching practices, our workforce, and our facilities to most effectively meet the needs of our 21st century learners.
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Every learner. Future ready.

CRCSD enriches the community and embraces all backgrounds and cultures. We share a learning environment that welcomes everyone, as we prepare all students with pathways and passions for the future.

Fulfilling Our Vision

We’re constantly building an environment and community where our students, staff, and stakeholders can succeed. Take a glimpse at our programs and initiatives.

Magnet Schools

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Cedar Rapids Community School District is home to five magnet schools—three elementaries and two middle schools—which focus on sustainability, STEAM, leadership, and business.

Gifted Education

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The gifted education and PACT program enhances and supports the educational experience of high ability students to prepare them to become world class learners and responsible citizens.

Career and Technical Education

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Career and technical education provides quality programming aligned with workforce needs, developed in partnership with local companies. It engages students in the application of other academic content to help prepare them for the future.

Iowa BIG

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Iowa BIG celebrates the unique partnership between school districts and area businesses, and is an opportunity for high school students to expand their learning outside the traditional classroom for part of the school day.


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We are committed to implementing sustainable practices to protect our environment and reduce our carbon footprint through facility and grounds improvements, development planning, technology updates, and school green teams.

Future-Ready Facilities

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The future-ready facility master plan is an effort driven by community and CRCSD collaboration, along with an immense amount of data and analysis. Over the next 15-20 years, CRCSD will build 10 new elementary schools and renovate three others.

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Points of Pride

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2nd largest in iowa

16,000+Enrolled students


70+Languages spoken in our schools

innovative education

5Theme-based magnet schools

Most in Iowa

55Nationally board-certified teachers


66Nations represented by students

Cedar Rapids Virtual Academy

1Full-time virtual school