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Online Elementary Schools in Iowa

An Online Environment Where Diverse Learners Thrive

Building a strong academic and social foundation for students begins in elementary school. K12-powered online elementary schools in Iowa help spark an early love of learning for students during their important elementary years. Your elementary student will experience a personalized learning environment with an interactive curriculum taught by state-licensed teachers. If your family is exploring alternatives to traditional school, explore tuition-free* online elementary school in Iowa and learn more about online learning.

Is an online elementary school in Iowa a good fit for my student?

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There are many advantages of a K12-powered school. Students enrolled in a K12-powered Iowa online elementary school can learn and grow at their own pace, wherever there’s an internet connection.

Similar to traditional school, students enrolled in K12-powered online elementary school in Iowa attend scheduled, live online classes led by Iowa-licensed teachers. Students experience personalized learning with an interactive, engaging curriculum and hands-on learning activities away from the screen. Daily coursework aligned with their abilities ensures they’re mastering lesson objectives. Because the curriculum is mastery based, students can work at the pace best suited for their learning process.

View sample online lessons to see what lessons look like at the K12-powered online elementary school in Iowa.

Helping Families Succeed with Online Learning

A parent or another responsible adult plays an important role as the Learning Coach, providing academic support, encouragement, and guidance throughout the school year. While elementary students focus on learning new concepts, the Learning Coach ensures their student is on track with coursework and communicates with teachers when needed. Learn more about the role of the Learning Coach and how you’ll be empowered to help your student achieve their academic goals.

Explore the K12 resources available for both students and parents to help families succeed with online learning.

Will my elementary student have social opportunities?

Social interaction and activities are especially important during the elementary years. Students enrolled in a K12-powered online elementary school in Iowa have many opportunities to connect with their peers and develop friendships. Students have the chance to participate in virtual and in-person field trips, events, and teacher-supervised online student clubs.§

Grades K-12

Discover an innovative K–12 online education with expert Iowa-licensed teachers.

  • Engaging K12 curriculum tailored to each learner and state testing.
  • Experienced teachers monitor progress, attendance, and mastery.
  • NCAA-approved courses and strong community support for families.

Grades Pre-K-12

Personalized, private education with a supportive team of teachers and counselors.

  • Accelerate learning with dual enrollment, AP®, and NCAA-approved courses.
  • Career and college prep, including career courses starting in 6th grade.
  • Enroll full-time, part-time, or per course with year-round start dates.

Grades K-12

A Catholic education that prepares students to excel academically and spiritually. Access to Marian University programs.

  • Tuition assistance for 96% of families through Indiana Choice Scholarship.
  • Catholic education taught by licensed teachers with online experience.
  • Hybrid learning for 6–12th graders on Marian University’s vibrant campus.

Grades K-12

With more than 40 years of experience in self-paced distance learning, students reach their potential any time year-round.

  • Accelerate learning with 170+ self-paced courses.
  • Students earn college credits while in high school with dual enrollment.
  • Awarded 771 high school diplomas in 2022.

Grades Pre-K-12

Inclusive community, engaging curriculum, and tools to be global citizens.

  • Students graduate trilingual with our Early World Language Program.
  • Seminar-based instruction with a collaborative discussion-focused approach.
  • Graduate with an associate’s degree with our dual enrollment program.
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You can purchase K12 courses to supplement your homeschool curriculum or help your student catch up, get ahead, or explore an interest. These flexible courses are available with part-time and full-time options and with convenient year-round start dates.

*Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help you address your technological and computer needs.
**Course materials vary by course and school; please check with your school about offline course materials.
§Extracurricular activities and clubs vary by school. Please check with your school.