Join Our A+ Team

In the Dubuque Community School District, we recognize that our success starts with a team of outstanding professionals who constantly put kids first.

Serving our students is an amazing team of approximately 2,000 staff members who are the backbone of our district’s service to the community. We are one of our region’s largest employers, we strive to be an employer of choice and we take pride in our tremendously strong relationships with our seven bargaining units.

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We believe in each and every student: First and foremost, students are the reason we are here and we are committed to their success. Our team members share in the belief that all students can find success and that we have the power to foster that success.

True impact: Every day, at all levels, our team members have a profound impact on our students. But don’t take our word for it. Hear about that impact in the words of ours students.


Dubuque might be Iowa’s oldest city, but we are young at heart! Our vibrant community combines a backdrop of historic architecture with a re-energized downtown and burgeoning riverfront that showcases the majesty of the Mississippi River. Named a “Best Small City to Raise a Family,” Dubuque is a community with a strong history of supporting education.

To develop world-class learners and citizens of character in a safe, inclusive learning community.

As one of the largest PreK-12 school districts in Iowa, the Dubuque Community School District proudly serves approximately 10,500 students across 18 schools and an alternative learning campus.

The district is a founding member of the Urban Education Network (UEN), which represents and advocates for the unique needs of the state’s largest, most diverse school districts.