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Welcome To

Penn Elementary

Our Penn community is filled with dedicated teachers, a caring staff, involved families and students who thrive academically and socially.
 

Learn More About Penn 

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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.

Penn Elementary

By the numbers

542

Students enrolled at Penn

3rd

Largest elementary school in our District

23

Students per class on average

65

Faculty and staff at Penn

62

Years Penn has been open (1961)

A Message From

Our Principal

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Welcome to Penn Elementary School! Penn was the first Iowa City Community School District school in North Liberty and has been an integral part of the North Liberty community since 1961. Our Penn community is filled with dedicated teachers, a caring staff, involved families and students who thrive academically and socially. At Penn Elementary we have created a culture that feels like home where everyone is welcome, seen and supported.
David Brandon
Penn Elementary Principal