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Schools/Education

The New Hampton Community School District consists of approximately 1,420 students in grades K-12. Our community is committed to expanding educational services so our students are better prepared to succeed in an ever-changing world.

The school district offers an early childhood program for three, four and five year old children. The Learning Center and the Preschool Development programs have been very successful and well received by the parents and community.

The elementary school (PK-5) has an average pupil-teacher ratio of 17-24:1. Pupil/teacher ratios in most classes at the middle school (6-8) and high school (9-12) range from 18-25:1.

St. Joseph Community School

St. Joseph Community School is a regional Catholic K-8 school serving parishes in New Hampton and the surrounding areas. The mission of St. Joseph Community School is to provide systematic training of the child's spiritual, intellectual, social, cultural, and physical development through instruction, discipline, and guidance.

Accredited by the Iowa Department of Education, St. Joseph Community School meets all state requirements and employs highly qualified teachers and staff. With an enrollment of approximately 200, the school adheres to the philosophy of teaching the whole child. To meet these needs, students in grades first through eighth are multi-aged in order to facilitate groupings according to appropriate academic levels, social needs and other factors. In kindergarten through fourth grade the average student/teacher ratio is 16:1. Student/teacher ratio in fifth through eighth grade is 18:1.

Sunrise Preschool is a part of the St. Joseph Community School.  Sunrise offers early childhood education for three, four, and five year old children.  Sunrise is a nondenominational school with a Christian based message that offers a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

New Hampton Alumni

The New Hampton Alumni Association wants you!  The link www.alumninewhampton.com has been set up primarily to function as a tool for you to connect with your classmates.  Please visit the website to update your information if you are a NHHS alumni.

Colleges & Universities

There are seven colleges and universities within 45 miles of New Hampton.

News

Chickasaw County Fair Queen Competition Seeking Candidates

Posted: Tue, June 19, 2018
The Chickasaw County Fair Queen competition is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Chickasaw County Fair Queen.

Young ladies between the ages of 16-21, residing in Chickasaw County and/or have active involvement in Chickasaw County, and be involved in a leadership or service organization (church group, Girl Scouts, 4H, FFA, school council) are encouraged to apply.  Eligibility is not limited by 4H or FFA membership.
    
The Chickasaw County Fair Queen will receive a $250 scholarship and Alternate Fair Queen will receive $100 scholarship.  The queen's responsibilities will include being at the Chickasaw County achievement show, and attending the BIG 4 Fair in Nashua, representing Chickasaw County at the IA State Fair, and various events throughout the year in Chickasaw County.  

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, June 22, and can be found at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/chickasaw/application-forms, or by contacting fair queen coordinator, Megan Mueterthies at meissenmegan@gmail.com.  Interviews will be held at the Pub in New Hampton, on Tuesday, June 26th at 5:00pm.  Queen Coronation will be held at the Chickasaw County Achievement Awards Program on Sunday, July 15th at 6:00pm.

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ATEK Metal Technologies Announces Expansion

Posted: Wed, June 6, 2018
New Hampton's ATEK Metal Technologies announced on Tuesday that they're nearly doubling in size.

President Tom Christie says, "We added 40 percent to our low pressure permanent mold casting capacity to keep up with our accelerating growth."

ATEK is adding robotic de-gating and debuting of castings, which will be operational in July.

The expansion includes a 96-hundred square-foot addition and company officials say the 140 workforce will grow in the coming years.
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Job Fair!

Posted: Fri, April 20, 2018

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