Who we are!

North Fayette Community School District enrolls approximately 830 students with centers in West Union and Fayette, Iowa. North Fayette benefits from strong community support and the district has high expectations for student achievement. The district is focusing on implementation of the Iowa Core Curriculum through Professional Learning Communities and is advancing its infrastructure for integration of technology tools at all grade levels.

North Fayette CSD is in a Whole Grade Sharing agreement with Valley CSD.  The sharing agreement sends grades 7-8 to Valley and 9-12 to North Fayette.  District offices and the 9-12 North Fayette Valley High School are located in the progressive community of West Union, Iowa in the heart of picturesque Northeast Iowa. The school boasts excellent facilities with newly renovated athletic fields and a state of the art Performing Arts Center. North Fayette Valley Middle School is located in rural Elgin and serves grades 7-8 with a full range of activities and academic opportunities. Elementary schools are located in West Union and Fayette and include Pre-K program partnerships in all communities.

Valley Community School's District office and PK - 8th grade is located in the rural community of Elgin, IA, nested between the expanding communities of Clermont and Elgin, IA.

North Fayette Community Schools are searching for quality applicants for the following positions. For questions on these positions, you may contact the district at 563-422-3851(NFCSD), 563-426-5501 (VCSD) or refer to the TeachIowa.gov website.


The mission of the North Fayette Schools is to work cooperatively to create a safe learning environment which fosters in all students a sense of self discipline, positive self esteem, accountability, responsibility and respect. The result will encourage life long skills, so that students may become contributors in a global society.


Students exiting from the North Fayette Community School District will demonstrate a core basic knowledge in order to be: • Creative thinkers who develop and use a variety of resources to identify, assess, integrate, and apply a basic core of knowledge to effectively make decisions and solve problems. • Self-directed learners who set priorities, establish goals, and take responsibility for pursuing and evaluating those goals in an ever-changing society. • Active citizens who take the initiative to contribute time, energy, and talent to improve the quality of life for themselves and others in their local, national, and global environments. This will be reflected in respect for themselves, others, and property. • Effective communicators who receive information in a variety of forms and present information in various ways to a wide range of audiences. • Quality producers who create innovative, artistic, and practical products that reflect originality, high standards, and the use of appropriate technologies. • Collaborative workers who use effective group skills to manage interpersonal relationships within diverse settings.

School District Philosophy

The North Fayette Valley Community School District offers programs in the following Career and Technical Education Service areas:

  • Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Applied Science, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing  Arts,
  • Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management
  • Health Sciences


It is the policy of the North Fayette Valley Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Duane Willhite, Superintendent 600 N. Pine St., 563-422-3852, dwillhite@nfv.k12.ia.us  or Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: (312) 730- 1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov