Schools/Education

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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

Jendro Sanitation Collection Information

Posted: Tue, June 13, 2017
New Hampton Residents, please note the following changes in Jendro Sanitation's collection schedule:

-Due to the 4th of July holiday, all Monday & Tuesday routes will be collected on Monday, July 3; no recycling this week.

-Due to RAGBRAI, Thursday residential trash & recycling will be collected on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 5 am.
     --All commercial & dumpster routes will run on the normal collection day but may be collected earlier or later depending on the amount of riders in the area.
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Housing-Contractors Meeting

Posted: Thu, April 27, 2017
One of the big projects the Economic Development Office has been working on over the last several months is the shortage of single family housing available in our community.  We are working with many different groups of individuals from our community including realtors, bankers, IDC board members, and contractors.

We will be holding a housing meeting with area contractors on Tuesday, May 2 at 8 am in the Community Center Building.  This meeting is open to any contractors wanting to attend.  If you have any questions, contact Tammy or Megan at 641-394-2437.
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Lunch & Learn Opportunity

Posted: Thu, April 20, 2017
For any business, being able to connect with potential customers is an incredibly valuable tool. What's even more valuable is connecting with those customers at the exact moment they are searching for the products and services you offer on the internet.

VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber of Commerce are providing an exciting learning opportunity during Small Business Week to help you use techniques developed by Google to improve your online marketing initiatives to bring more customers to your business's front door. The education will center around three key objectives:

-Growing Your Business Online
-Promoting Your Business With Google Adwords
-How Brands Win in Moments that Matter

All education materials for this event have been prepared by Google. VGM Forbin will be on hand to present the materials, answer your questions, and lead discussions about best practices.

Event Details

Where: The New Hampton Community Center: 112 East Spring Street, New Hampton, IA 50659
Cost: $5 per attendee
When: Tuesday, May 2 at noon (lunch will be provided)
Who: Event will be hosted by VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber
What You'll Receive: Education on online branding techniques from industry experts and Google-branded merchandise

To reserve your spot, call the Chamber at 394-2021.
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