Schools & Education
The Cherokee Community School District embodies its Mission “With community involvement, we will empower learners to become contributing members to our changing world.” Caring, dedicated teachers; extraordinary academics and extra-curricular activities; and strong community partnerships are just a few reasons why Cherokee prides itself in its school. GO BRAVES!
The Western Iowa Tech Community College Cherokee Campus offers residents with a variety of educational opportunities. Career and technical programs in nursing, construction and welding, along with associate degree programs are offered through the campus. The Cherokee County Promise offers residents of Cherokee County free college courses through the Western Iowa Tech Community College Campus.
The Cherokee Public Library provides materials, technology and service to help nurture minds and enhance our community.
District Mission: “With community involvement, we will empower learners to become contributing members in our changing world”.
When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to the Cherokee County Extension and Iowa State University Extension. ISU Extension provides unbiased, researched based information and education
Service Organization providing; Head Start, Early Head Start, WIC, Maternal/Child health, Energy assistance, Weatherization and other services.
Northwest Area Education Agency is a regional agency that provides school improvement services for students, teachers and administrators. Northwest AEA staff, schools and families work together to help all children reach their potential.
Permanent exhibits about archaeology, paleontology natural history as well as local history. The planetarium programs are the last Sunday of the month or by reservation for a group of 10 or more during the week. We have a variety of monthly programs.
Western Iowa Tech Community College provides a quality education at an affordable cost. We offer A.A.degrees in many areas, A.A.S. degrees, diplomas certificates & hybrid Nursing Program. WITCC maintains transfer agreements with local land regional 4 year colleges.