Williamsburg, Iowa

Education

 

Williamsburg Jr/Sr High School

The Williamsburg Community School District has been educating our youth for 120 years. The district is composed of 205 square miles.  The district employs 93 certified teachers. The Junior-Senior High School was constructed in 1957, with four major additions completed in 1962, 1966, 1970, and 2000. The single story, which sits on an attractive campus at the west edge of Williamsburg, has a large Media Center, Auditorium, Gymnasium, Pool, new facilities for Vocational Education, and several new classrooms. A state of the art running track and new football stadium adjoin the building. Enrollment is approximately 546 students in grades 7-12.

The Mary Welsh Elementary Building was constructed in 1998 and an addition to the building was finished in 2000.  The building houses second through sixth grade, and building enrollment currently stands at approximately 475 students.

The Williamsburg Elementary Building, built in 1936, with additions in 1957 and 1990 houses the kindergarten and first grade classes as well as a Preschool Developmental Class. The building enrollment is approximately 150 students.

Williamsburg is also home to the Lutheran Interparish School (LIS). LIS is affiliated with the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.  Enrollment in grades kindergarten through eighth grade is approximately 200 students.  The school also provides  preschool with an enrollment of 40-50 students per year.  The staff is made up of 15 certified staff members.

Williamsburg Community Preschool is licensed by the Iowa Department of Human Services and is operated by a parent-volunteer board of directors.  Registration takes place in the spring, but remains open throughout the year as enrollment permits.  The curriculum is both developmental and pre-academic.  Junior (three-year-olds) class sizes are limited to 16 students and Senior (four-year-olds) classes are capped at 20 students.  Juniors attend Tuesday and Thursday. Seniors attend Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Both morning and afternoon sessions are offered. Scholarship assistance is available. Bus transportation through Iowa County Transportation may be arranged.

The Williamsburg Child Development Center will provide care for up to 172 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years in one building. We will feature larger, more spacious classrooms and will have 3 separate playgrounds to allow all children to play outside safely at the same time. The center will also provide "one stop" drop-off and pick-up for better convenience for parents. The Center will consist of both the Williamsburg Community Child Care Center (W4Cs) and Kid in Need of Daily Care (KIND Care). W4Cs goal is to offer an educational program that will instill, encourage, and further a desire for learning, while providing a safe, nurturing environment that promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of each child. KIND Care provides a safe, fun, and nurturing  environment for children, while expanding their opportunities for education, recreation and social development at an affordable cost during out of school time.

The Kirkwood Community College Center is located at 200 West Street in Williamsburg.  Kirkwood Community College offers 2 year college degrees, high school completion courses, as well as continuing education courses. You can visit their website at: www.kirkwood.edu

 

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