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Colfax-Mingo Community School District Notices:

 January 2018 Newsletter now available under District Drop Down


Congratulations!!!  Colfax-Mingo Girls Cross Country Team 2017 Conference Champions 



District 1:  Doug Van Dyke    District 2: Jan Myers    District 3: Mardell Tomlonovic    District 4:  Mary Poulter, President    

District 5:  Chet Williams   District 6:  Brandi Gean    District 7:  Patrick Utz


Dr. Jim Verlengia, Colfax-Mingo Superintendent Jim_Professional_Pic.jpg

The Colfax-Mingo Community School District welcomes Jim Verlengia, Ed.D., as its new superintendent this month. Dr. Verlengia comes to the District as part of a partnership agreement with Heartland Area Education Agency (AEA) and will serve our schools for the 2017-18 school year. Dr. Verlengia brings with him previous superintendent experience and served in a similar interim capacity in the Colo-NESCO and Martensdale-St. Marys school districts. Dr. Verlengia has held various leadership positions within Heartland AEA, most recently Director of Leadership Supports.

His educational career also includes serving as superintendent of the Lewis Central Schools in Council Bluffs, middle school principal in Council Bluffs, K-8 principal in Woodward-Granger and teacher in Waukee.

In his Director of Leadership Supports position, Dr. Verlengia enjoys serving the superintendents, administrative teams and boards of education in the Heartland AEA service area. Dr. Verlengia is looking forward to getting to know the students, parents and community members in the Colfax-Mingo School District.

Outside of work, Dr. Verlengia enjoys spending time with his wife, Patti, their three children and five grandchildren.

If you’d like to stop in and meet Dr. Verlengia, his door is always open. To schedule a meeting, contact the Colfax-Mingo Schools Central Office at (515) 674-3646.

2017-2018 Yearly School Calendar - Approved 4-17-2017

 The Colfax-Mingo Community School District is a system serving approximately 741 students for the communities of Colfax, Mingo, Ira, and Valeria.  Elementary grades K-6 and the Jr-Sr High School grades 7-12 are located in Colfax.

The district-wide focus is on meeting the individual educational needs of each student.  There is a complete technology program, kindergarten through high school, with computer labs for use by all students.  Jr & Sr High students each have access to Chromebooks. There is a strong relationship with the community as evidenced by the completion of a new elementary and high school attendance centers, including community centers designed to meet the needs of the students and persons of the community.  

Colfax-Mingo students will be exposed to a strong basic education with the best learning environment possible.  The district is a member of the South Iowa Cedar League [SICL] Activities Conference and offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities in both arts and athletics.

Nondiscrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Colfax-Mingo 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 Jim Verlengia, Superintendent, 204 North League Road, Colfax, IA 50054. Telephone: 515-674-3646  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the school district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.

EEO/AA Grievance Procedure

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 2016-17 ~ 2017-18 CMEA Master Contract

Non-Certified Master Contracts 

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