Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District

The mission of Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District is to ensure that all students maximize their learning potential in becoming confident, independent, productive citizens with good character.

January's Student Character Trait


A caring person shows a deep concern for others and is charitable.  A caring person is compassionate, kind, loving, and considerate.


Today's News

This week's student of character is ELC third grader Addison Robinson.  Addison is the daughter of David and Desi Robinson.  Addison is being recognized for her display of CARING.  Read more about Addison HERE.

We are Proud of you, Addison!



Most Recent Openings:

Substitute Teachers

Upcoming District Events

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held February 9th and 13th with a one hour early dismissal

  • Elementary and Middle School Conferences 3:30 - 7:00
  • High School Conferences 4:30 - 8:00

NO SCHOOL February 17th and 20th

Open Enrollment

The open enrollment form for the 2017-2018 school year is available here.  The deadline for filing an open enrollment application for the 2017-2018 school year is March 1, 2017 for grades 1-12 and September 1, 2017 for kindergarten students. Open Enrollment applications must be submitted to the resident AND to the receiving districts. Students that open enroll in Grades 9-12, shall not be eligible to participate in varsity contests and competitions during the first ninety (90) school days of transfer.


Quick Links
School Links: Parent/Community Involvement Groups:
Demoney Elementary
ELC Booster Club
Middle School ELC Foundation
High School ELC Alumni Website
Alternative High School ELC Patrons of the Fine Arts
  ELC Demoney Elementary PAT (Parent Action Team)
  Social Media:
District Information: ELC Facebook
2016-17 Academic Calendar Twitter Midget Activities
Annual Progress Report (APR)  
Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) Miscellaneous:
District Financial Report Card SchoolMessenger FAQ 
Tax Valuations and Levy Rates  SchoolMessenger Text Directions
  City of Estherville Website

La Escuela Comunitaria Estherville Lincoln Central no descrimina basandose en el raza, color, credo, origen nacional, religion, sexo, identidad de genero, edad, discapacidad, estatus marital, orientacion sexual, atributos fisicos, discapacidad o capacidad mental, afiliacion militar, preferencias por partido politico, estatus socioeconomico, o estatus familiar. Consultas o quejas pueden ser dirigidas a la Sra. Tara Paul, Superintendente, 1814 7th Avenue, Estherville, Iowa 51334



To activate SchoolMessenger Text messages - Text "SUBSCRIBE" to 68453. **This option is only available for parents/guardians of ELC students.**


School Lunch

**ELC Menus are constantly updated.  When you click the link you have the most up-to-date menu.  Please download as a PDF if you wish to print the menu.**



Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, military affiliation, political party preference, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to Mrs. Tara Paul, Superintendent, 1814 7th Avenue, Estherville, Iowa 51334.

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