Welcome to Glenwood Community School District

Proud Past, Successful Present, Growing Future! 

Its Breakfast with Santa Time!

Our 22nd Annual Breakfast with Santa is brought to you by the Mills County YMCA, GHS Reach/SADD students, and the Glenwood Fire Department.

This event includes: Breakfast, Games, and of course SANTA!

When: 8:30-10:30am, Saturday Dec. 2, 2023
Where: Mills County YMCA
Cost: $5 (age 12 to adult), $3 (ages 2-11), Free (under 2)


Have you visited our new Parent Dashboard?

We have tried to create a comprehensive page to assist parents in getting to district resources more quickly.  At the top of all of our building pages, you will now find a "For Parents" link or simply click below:

Parent Dashboard

Glenwood School Foundation LogoGrants Awarded!

See Who Won

Glenwood Community School District Strategic Plan 2023-2028

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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.

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.