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Bettendorf Community School District

The Bettendorf Community School District has a long history of excellence in education and is well-respected for its commitment to providing high-quality education to its students. The district has a rich tradition of academic success, and it's known for offering a wide range of programs and services to meet the needs of its diverse student body. From early childhood education to high school and beyond, the district works to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in college and in their future careers. With dedicated teachers, staff, and community members, the Bettendorf Community School District is a great place for students to learn, grow, and succeed.

The Bettendorf Community School District was established in 1907. It currently serves nearly 4,600 preschool through 12th grade students. The district's boundaries include approximately nine square miles of Bettendorf, Iowa as well as a small section of Davenport, Iowa. There are seven schools in the district: five elementary schools, one middle school, one high school with an alternative high school program (shared with Pleasant Valley & North Scott high schools).

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Elementary Schools

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Our elementary curriculum emphasizes literacy, communication, reasoning, and problem-solving. Other subjects, including physical education, health, art, and music, are taught to all students K-5. Orchestra is available to students as early as grade 4. Band is offered to student beginning in 5th grade.

The district’s five elementary schools offer a program dedicated to teaching a defined core of knowledge and skills in reading, math and science.

Bettendorf Middle School

At Bettendorf Middle School, our teachers work in teams to plan and provide meaningful, relevant learning experiences that require students to meet content area standards and to develop 21st century skills. Through a "house" concept each grade level is divided into multiple sections, allowing teachers and students to develop stronger relationships and to foster a sense of community. A variety of arts, fine arts, clubs and athletics are available to engage middle school students.

Bettendorf High School

Bettendorf High School is a four-year comprehensive, 1:1, high school serving approximately 1,477 9th-12th grade students. The current site of the Bettendorf High School campus opened in 1973. The high school features a landscaped inner courtyard, a planetarium, a spacious library and media center instructional area, a commons area, and a state-of-the-art 840-seat performing art center. The athletic/activities facilities include multiple gymnasiums, an athletic field complex, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a fitness/weight training center.

  • 4x4 Block Schedule. Students attend four (4) 90-minute classes each day. Courses are 9 weeks or 18 weeks in length. Students with a block schedule may earn 8 credits per year. Mid-term reports are issued to students each quarter and final grades are given each 9 weeks. BHS also offers year long courses in a 40-minute format.
  • A 4.0 Grade Scale is used with 9-week courses receiving .5 credits, and 18-week courses in which students earn 1.0 credit.