A Great Education in Franklin County Iowa

Our schools and area colleges are dedicated to providing a great education. Whether a student is just starting out or a workfroce needs to upgrade their skills, our educational system is another reason a Franklin County can be a great place to live.


Franklin County schools are outstanding! Please visit each of their websites to learn more and get a feel of just how committed they are to providing your child with the knowledge and skills they will need to go out into the world.

Hampton-Dumont Community School District- The Hampton-Dumont Community School District is largest district in the county and offers education from pre-K-12th grade. It is a progressive school district committed to providing great educational opportunities to their students. They also keep parents in the loop with messenger apps.

West Fork Schools - Another progressive school district, the West Fork School District blends students from Sheffield, Chapin, Meservey, Thornton, Rockwell and Swaledale. They take STEP education to heart and have maker-spaces for your child.

CAL Community School District - The CAL School District consists of students from Coulter, Alexander and Latimer and is a nationally recognized "school of excellence".

AGWSR School District - Students from Geneva, Ackley, Wellsburg and Steamboart Rock attend this district. AGWSR was selected by US News and World Reports as one of the US top high schools (bronze award winner).


St. Paul Lutheran School - Located in Latimer, Iowa, St. Paul's provides a nurturing parochial school experience for K-8th graders.


North Iowa Area Community College ... Ellsworth Community College

University of Iowa ... Iowa State University

University of Northern Iowa