A Great Place To Learn
From Early Childhood Level to Higher Education, Jefferson County offers high quality, award-winning institutions, and programs that empower and inspire our students while providing the business community with a highly educated workforce.
Pre-K – 12 Programs
The Fairfield Community School District is home to nearly 2,500 students, teachers, administrators, and staff. Fairfield CSD offers a variety of academic programs to its students, serving Kindergarten – 4th grade in three attendance centers, 5-8th-grade middle school, and 9-12th-grade high school. Three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs provide the first steps in formalized learning to over 70 children. The Opportunity Center provides diversity in learning through an alternative program, homeschool, and regional career academy.
Maharishi School is one of America’s most unique and progressive schools. An Innovative, PS-12, Day & Boarding School Combining College Preparatory Academics and Inner Development. What began in 1981 as a single innovative school is now the model for a special kind of holistic education around the world. Ranked #2 best private high school in Iowa by Niche.com, as well as #1 best private high school for diversity.