Our highest priority is to provide quality education to our residents. The Sioux City community and state of Iowa is nationally recognized for its commitment to academics with limitless opportunities for those looking to attend primary, secondary, post-secondary and continuing education classes. 

K-12 Schools

  • Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools
    • Enrollment of 1,623
    • 80% of seniors are enrolled in honors or advanced placement classes
    • 97% of seniors take the ACT, compared to 52% nationally
    • 91% of graduates attend college
    • New Fine Arts Building in 2014
  • Sioux City Community Schools
    • Enrollment: 14,500
    • One of only two districts in the country to be awarded an Air Force JROTC program in 2015
    • 2014 Iowa Superintendent of the Year
    • 2014 ITEC (Iowa Technology in Education Consortium) Administrator of the Year
    • 85% graduation rate – one of the highest rates in the state
    • 29 languages spoken in the District
    • One to One Laptop Program – largest laptop initiative in the state of Iowa
  • Siouxland Community Christian Schools
  • St. Paul's Lutheran School

Higher Education

There are 33 colleges and universities within 100 miles of Sioux City, Iowa. You’ll find top notch employees with a Midwestern work ethic to provide a strong talent pool for your growing business.

  Undergrad Graduate Total
Briar Ciff University 1,041 94 1,135
Morningside University 1,300 1,500 2,800
St. Luke's College 243 0 243
Western Iowa Tech Community College 8,539 0 8,539