Dike-New Hartford Administration

Dike-New Hartford Community School District is a progressive school district with a focus on teaching, learning, and continuous improvement. The District’s dedication to young people is reflected in:

  • PK-2nd grade classrooms located at both Dike and New Hartford.

  • 3rd and 4th grades at Dike Campus.

  • 5th-8th grades at New Hartford Campus.

  • District preschools available for all 3-5 year olds.

  • Before/After School child care offered through the Black Hawk County YMCA

  • High School located at Dike Campus.

  • Dual enrollment college courses are available at Hawkeye Community College’s Western Outreach Center.

  • Dike-New Hartford High School has undertaken Iowa Safe School Certification.

  • An emphasis on the Common Core Curriculum.

  • 84% of 2010 graduates indicating post-secondary education plans.

  • Strong community support for education as reflected in excellent facilities functional for today’s learners.

  • Data driven decision-making as a result of MAP and Dibels assessments.

  • A commitment to faculty professional development.

  • Utilization of technology as an instructional tool that prepares students with 21st Century skills.

  • Student centered classrooms with personal attention to each student.

  • A comprehensive district program for fine arts and athletics.