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.
Sanford Musem & PlanetariumSanford Musem & Planetarium Contact: Linda Burkhart
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.