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100 Legal Status of the School District



Series 100


Policy Title:  Legal Status of the School District

Code No.  100


Iowa law authorizes the creation of a Common Schools System.  As part of this Common Schools System, this school district is a school corporation created and organized under Iowa law.  This school district is known as the Oskaloosa Community School District.

This school corporation is located in Mahaska County, and its affairs are conducted by elected school officials, the Oskaloosa Community School District Board of Directors.  This school corporation has exclusive jurisdiction over school matters in the territory of the school district.


Approved:  December 10, 2002

Reviewed:  May 9, 2017


Legal Reference:  Iowa Code §§ 274.1, .2, .6, .7; 278.1(9); 279.8; 594A (2013).

Cross Reference:  200 Legal Status of the Board of Directors