1030 Main Street, Manson, IA  |  Central Office 712-469-2202  |  Jr/Sr High 712-469-2245  |  Elementary 515-542-3211   |  Consortium School 515-576-6967



Provide each student with the opportunity to focus on exactly what he or she needs to master to recover credits. When students get stuck, they get frustrated. We provide the help they need to keep moving forward. Apex Learning digital curriculum is designed with the struggling student in mind. Scaffolding and supports are built into the curriculum to give students help the moment they need it.


Our on-site bakery was built and designed by the students of the 2011-2012 school year. The NCCS bakery, part of our business course, provides students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of cooking & baking, while also learning to manage the components of operating a business.


Our music program surveys different musical styles and periods with the purpose of increasing students’ understanding of music and the importance in relation to human experience. Our school piano lab gives the students an opportunity to practice and improve their skills at their own pace.

Physical Education & Wellness

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn a variety of sports and sport related movements as well as health and fitness concepts. Wellness topics relate to nutrition, fitness and health. Emphasis is placed on active participation and positive social interaction during fitness and sport activities.