Proud to be serving over 500 students from preschool to 12th grade, North Mahaska Schools are located in New Sharon, Iowa.
Why our Staff is Key
The primary focus of all staff is to encourage learning, help others and maximize the opportunity for each child to reach their full potential. With our strong emphasis on meeting the needs of all students through differentiated instruction and research-based practices, the students at North Mahaska annually perform at high levels above the state and AEA averages on state assessments.
North Mahaska Staff are dedicated to ongoing growth and development as they regularly collaborate in professional learning communities aimed at continuous improvement in the areas of teaching and learning. They also partner with parents to enhance the educational opportunities for students.
What We Offer
- North Mahaska Elementary promotes Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), to encourage an affirmative learning environment.
- North Mahaska Junior and Senior High implements Olweus, a bullying prevention program endorsed by the state of Iowa, to ensure a safe setting for their education.
- Our school also offers additional support services in the areas of Reading Intervention, Special Education, Enrichment, and English as a Second Language.
- Through consistent teaching, modeling, and practicing, students show good character by demonstrating safe, caring, respectful, and responsible behaviors. It is our philosophy that acknowledging and recognizing students when they demonstrate those core values will promote continued positive behavior.