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The video below was made to highlight how different school is TODAY and to document the historical effects of a pandemic on how we teach and how we learn. Thank you for affirming and supporting #ICCSDTogether!

What’s Happening

Thanks for Dining!

Dine Out for Education

Thank you to all of our amazing diners and our restaurant partners for taking part in the Dine Out/Take Out for Education event on September 24!  Even in uncertain times like these, we can feel the support of our community as the September Dine Out raised over $11,000 in support of our schools!  THANK YOU!  Mark your calendar for our next Dine Out on April 1, 2021.

Staff Giving Campaign

I am the Heart of GivingDistrict staff can make a gift to the ICCSD Foundation during the 2021 Staff Giving Campaign which takes place November 20 through December 11, 2020.  You can make a gift through payroll deduction or you can make an online gift here.   Find out more about the 2021 Staff Campaign.

Big Idea Hunt

Big Idea Hunt logo Thanks to Integrated DNA Technologies and all the Foundation”s Excellence Fund donors over $80,000 in Big Idea Hunt grants were awarded for the 2020-2021 school year!  Find out more about the innovative, collaborative and creative projects funded this school year.

VIRTUAL Run for the Schools

Thanks to the nearly 1200 virtual runners who participated in the 2020 Run for the Schools in October, raising nearly $29,000 for ICCSD schools!  We are so grateful for all who participated – both far and near this year.  This annual event would not be possible without the Iowa City Road Races group who organizes the race and MidWestOne Bank and many other sponsors.  THANK YOU!

What We Do

Your Impact


icon-smile1,185 kindergarten students to the Iowa Children’s Museum for KinderTales

Fine Arts

icon-books2,249 1st and 2nd graders heard from Bryan Collier during Visiting Author program and 1,118 5th graders learned about constellations through the M.C. Ginsberg Artist in Residence


icon-microscope3,422 1st – 3rd graders experienced Music in the Schools and 1,042 4th graders enjoyed Symphony Goes to School

School of the Wild

icon-trees1,084 6th graders participated in outdoor classroom experiences through School of the Wild

STEM and MakerSpaces

icon-microscope7 MakerSpaces and STEM teams competed across the nation!


icon-drama1,005 8th graders went to Hancher for LiveArts to learn about the performing arts…something they may choose to explore in high school

Our Sponsors

Shine Award Sponsors

…and YOU!

Thank you for contributing to our schools! You should have tremendous pride in our public schools and feel assured that our area children are receiving a top-notch education. Our community is better with these great schools and your gifts help ensure that this legacy continues.

Total Gifts to the District