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Every Falcon, Every Day!

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Welcome To

Alexander Elementary

Alexander Elementary is a vibrant school community serving Iowa City's southeast neighborhoods. We are a community dedicated to the relentless pursuit of educational excellence, equity and empowerment for every Falcon, every day. 


Learn More About Alexander 

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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.

Alexander Elementary

By the numbers


Students enrolled at Alexander


Largest elementary school in our District


Students per class on average


Faculty and staff at Alexander


Years Alexander has been open (2015)

A Message From

Our Principal

Katie Thompson

I am so honored to lead this amazing learning community. As an Iowa City native, I understand the importance of supporting our young scholars and future community members academically, socially, and behaviorally. Alexander Falcons are all about respect, relationships, responsibility and pride. I am confident that every educator and staff member in our school believes in the success of each and every Falcon, every day!

Katie Thompson
Alexander Elementary Principal