Welcome to Glenwood Community School District

Proud Past, Successful Present, Growing Future! 

Public Comment Requested

Glenwood Community School District is seeking public comment on the Strategic Plan for 2023-2028.  Please click the document below for the full report and form on which to submit comment.  Public Comments will be taken until June 5, 2023.



School's Out!

GCSD wishes all Glenwood students and families a wonderful summer!

Registration for 2023-2024 is Open!

Families with Returning Students will need to register through a Parent PowerSchool Account.  If you do not think you have a Parent Account or have forgotten the login credentials, please reach out to gcsdregistration@glenwoodschools.org  Please understand, that we cannot access your password but we can reset it if needed.

Families with New Students will begin the registration process by contacting the building(s) to which the student(s) will enroll.


Homecoming Dates Announced!

Sept. 15th 2023 and Oct. 4, 2024

Following the state release of our football schedules, comes the announcement of our Homecoming dates for 2023 and 2024. 

The 2023 Homecoming date will be September 15th, 2023

The 2024 Homecoming date will be October 4th, 2024

West Elementary Earns National Recognition

Named 2022 National Blue Ribbon School

West Elementary has been named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education.  West is one of only 297 schools nationwide and 5 schools in the state of Iowa to earn this prestigious recognition.

Covid Quarantine Guidance

Please review the following guidelines and make sure that your child follows them if exposed.  Also, please keep your child home if they have symptoms of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.  Testing is encouraged for any child who exhibits symptoms of COVID-19.

Should your student test positive for or be exposed to Covid-19, we recommend the following actions listed below or:

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Positive Covid Test

If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

  • Stay home for 5 days. 
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms resolve after 5 days, you can go to work or attend school.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.


If you are exposed to Covid-19:

  • Begin masking as soon as you learn you were exposed
  • Mask for 10 days from your last exposure
  • Testing is recommended on Day 6 from exposure
  • If negative test, continue masking through Day 10

District Covid-19 Related Information

Visit the following site for all District related Covid-19 Information

Glenwood Community Schools ARP ESSER Funding Plan

GCSD By The Numbers


Student Population


Student Chromebooks


% of GHS students in at least 1 Activity, Club, Organization


Students Transported by Bus


School Lunches Served in a Week

Our Mission

The mission of the Glenwood Community School District is to develop in all students the knowledge and competencies required of responsible citizens in a global society.

Communicate Effectively

Writing Speaking Reading Listening

Solve Problems Creatively

Critical Thinking Creative Thinking/Producing Decision-Making

Work Productively

Cooperation Independence

Learn Constantly

Self-Assessment Wise Use of Leisure Aestetic Awareness

Act Responsibly

Environmental Awareness Empathy & Respect Citizenship

Use Technology Capably

Access of Information Increased Productivity Electronic Communication Responsible Use of Tech

Our New Website

We're excited to showcase our new GlenwoodSchools.org website. This site will allow us to much easier share information and important dates with the district and also allow our students and teachers to be more connected through a centralized website. Please read an important update regarding many of the new features by clicking on the button below.