Education & Childcare

Knoxville Community School District

Leading, committing, and achieving quality education in Knoxville, Iowa. KCSD is a 3A district comprised of four faculties: West Elementary for grades preschool-second; Northstar Elementary for grades third-fifth; Knoxville Middle School for grades sixth-seventh; Knoxville High School for grades nineth-twelveth. Our average graduating class ranges from 120-140.

Stepping Stones Early Learning Center

Stepping Stones is managed by a qualified staff who provides a caring and secure atmosphere in which your child can experience a high quality early childhood education. Our program is suited to fit every child’s needs from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Our environment is rich with learning experiences that help promote social skills, builds self-confidence and kindergarten readiness skills. We address all areas of growth- emotional, mental, physical, and social development. We help children approach school with the skills and confidence to be a life long learner.

Montgomery Street Preschool

Montgomery Street Preschool offers faith based early childhood learning in Knoxville and the surrounding area. Classes are available for 2-year olds, 3-year olds, and 4/5-year olds; Offering a 4 day/week Pre-K class.


Des Moines Area Community College offers classes through Newton Campus at the Knoxville High School’s facilities. Courses include liberal arts studies, business and entrepreneurism. DMACC offers free college credit classes to high school juniors and seniors through the College’s Career Advantage Program.

Childcare Providers

Information coming soon on in-home childcare providers in Knoxville.


The Knoxville Community School District is proud to offer a Home School Assistance Program to support home school families in our community. Knoxville Home School Assistance Program (KHSAP) strives to be a dynamic opportunity, tailoring its programs to the needs and desires of its enrolled families. Families can pick and choose which of the programs, activities, and benefits offered by KHSAP they wish to participate in.


Knoxville Hospital & Clinics

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics is a regional leader in specialties such as partial and total knee replacement, cancer treatment, pain management, Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab, and more.

Knoxville Medical Clinic: Branch of Pella Regional Health Center

The Knoxville Medical Clinic Pregnancy & Birth, Surgical Consults, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Diabetes Nutrition Education, Laboratory, and X-ray.

Marion County Public Health

Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic

Housing & Rentals

Whether you are looking for a brand new home or something with a little history built into it, we have options here in Knoxville. Our great real estate agents from these brokerages are here ready to help you in your search!

Purchase a Home

Municipal services

Knoxville Public Library

City of Knoxville

Marion County Courthouse

Knoxville Recreation Center


HIRTA Public Transit

HIRTA provides door to door transit services in the counties of Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Story, and Warren. All rides are open to the general public, including persons with disabilities.

Des Moines International Airport

Boasting flights from seven airlines (plus charters), Des Moines International Airport offers direct flights to many major US cities, including Chicago, Miami, Denver, and Phoenix.

Utilities & Services

Knoxville is a thriving community with a wide-range of services available to all residents. Below are some of the utilities and services in Knoxville.

Electric, Natural Gas & Water

MidAmerican Energy Company
Gas and Electric Service

Call 888-427-5632

Alliant Energy Company
Gas and Electric Service

Call 800-255-4268

Knoxville Water Works
Water and Sewer Service

Call 641-828-0557

Phone, Internet & Cable Services

Windstream Communications
Television, internet and phone

Call 844-341-0496

US Cellular
Cell phones, talk, text and stream

Call 641-842-9081

Fiber internet, digital phone & email

Call 800-331-8414 or 641-472-5400

Cell phones, talk, text and stream

Call 641-450-3613 or 641-842-3288

Television, internet and phone

Call 855-633-4226

Trash & Recycling

South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency

Call the Landfill at 641-828-8545 or the Transfer Station at 641-528-2801

Waste Management

Call 641-828-2075

ABS Sanitation
Trash removal service

Call 641-842-5331

Brown’s Town & County Sanitation
Trash removal service and recycling

Call 641-842-4170