Education in the Villages of Van Buren
Van Buren County Community School District draws its students from Keosauqua, Birmingham, Douds, Cantril, Milton, Stockport, Bonaparte, Farmington, and Hillsboro. The High School & Middle School are located in Keosauqua. There are two Elementary schools. One is located on a rural piece of ground along J40, north of Bonaparte and Farmington and is the former Harmony High School building, now Harmony Elementary. The other is located in Douds/Leando. Van Buren is one of the leading schools in the area with updated computer systems, well-trained staff, remodeled classrooms, a work-study program, & caring faculty all contribute to a 99% graduation rate. For more information please call the superintendent's office at 319-293-3334.
Indian Hills Community College - IHCC realizes that constantly changing demands have made learning a lifetime activity. In addition to the Academy programs (business, healthcare, and construction) and the wide variety of Customized Learning courses offered each term, IHCC also has many services available to all residents of Area XV, which includes Van Buren County. These include: Adult Basic Education; literacy programs, English-as-a-Second-Language, high school completion, skills enhancement, and post-high school refresher courses. The Keosauqua Service Center can be reached by calling 319-293-7115.