The communities of the Mid-Iowa region feature nearly 90 quality public and private elementary, middle and high schools. Many of our schools are rated by Sperling’s Best Places at 7 or higher. On average, our communities feature higher per-pupil instructional spending and lower teacher-student ratios than the national average. Nearly all of our school districts have a 90% graduation rate.
The Child Care Client Portal at the Iowa Department of Human Services enables you to search for child care providers throughout the state, including the Mid-Iowa region. You can search by the type of provider and learn about locations, rates, vacancies, and much more.