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Welcome To

Garner Elementary

Our staff and students believe in setting goals and reaching them because every child, every day, deserves the finest, greatest, best!
 

Learn More About Garner 

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Our District

The Iowa City Community School District serves more than 14,000 students and is the 4th largest school district in the state of Iowa. Here you can explore our District's offerings, stay informed with the latest news and calendar updates, meet our District administrative team, and more!

Students & Families

Our students and families are at the heart of what we do. Here you can explore the resources and information needed from enrollment to school meals to transportation and everything in between.

Academics & Programs

Our goal is to provide dynamic learning opportunities and future-focused educational programming. Here you will discover the depth and breadth of our academic offerings and our unique programming opportunities that prepare students to be college, career, and life ready.

Services and Supports

We are committed to providing supports that allow for all students to reach their full potential. Here you will find information on our specialized education services, our mental health supports, our community connections, and more.

Garner Elementary

By the numbers

453

Students enrolled at Garner

6th

Largest elementary school in our District

21

Students per class on average

70

Faculty and staff at Garner

13

Years Garner has been open (2010)

A Message From

Our Principal

Debbie Bennett

I have been the principal of Garner Elementary since the Fall of 2020. We are a Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) school. Our schoolwide expectations are to be respectful, responsible and a problem-solver. Our staff and students believe in setting goals and reaching them because every child, every day, deserves the finest, greatest, best!
Debbie Bennett
Garner Elementary Principal