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100 Legal Status of the School District

Code No. 100

Iowa's Constitution authorizes the creation of a Common Schools System.  As part of this Common Schools System, this school district is a school corporation created and organized under Iowa law.  This school district shall be known as the "Decorah Community School District."

This school corporation is located in Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, and its affairs are conducted by locally-elected school officials, the Decorah Community School District Board of Directors.  This school corporation has exclusive jurisdiction over school matters in its territory.

Date of Review:  October 14, 2019

Date of Revision:

  June 11, 2012                            



Legal References:

Iowa Constitution, Article XI; 274.1, 274.2, 274.6,             

274.7, 278.1, 279.8, Code of Iowa