Iowa Falls-Alden High School

Preliminary plans call for construction of a new preschool through fifth grade elementary school off the southwest corner of Iowa Falls-Alden High School (pictured in the aerial photo above).

It’s been almost 50 years since Iowa Falls saw the construction of a new school building. Next year, voters in the district will be asked to end that streak by approving a tax increase that would raise millions of dollars to replace two 80-plus-year-old buildings with a new elementary school.

On Monday this week, the Iowa Falls School Board moved closer to finalizing plans for that vote, which is being planned for March. If the board follows through with what it discussed this week, and if it gets approval from voters, the bond's total would be about $28 million, and it would raise property taxes in the district by an estimated $3.74 per $1,000 of taxable valuation.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.