MS/HS Attendance Center
(Grades 7-12)
Southern Cal
Middle/High School
709 West Main
Lake City, IA 51449

Southern Cal Elementary Attendance Center
(Preschool-Grade 6)
Southern Cal Elementary
305 3rd Street
Lohrville, IA 51453



The Southern Cal School District

The Southern Cal Community School District covers 230 square miles, including Lake City, Lanesboro, Yetter, and Lohrville, in a rural west central Iowa community. The district population is about 3000. Residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural areas are found within the boundaries of the school district. Southern Cal is located in Calhoun County and received its name following the reorganization of the Lake City and Lohrville School Districts in the 1993-94 school year.

The enrollment for the 2008-2009 school year is 550 students, with 52 teachers, 3 administrators, 25 full-time and 10 part-time support staff. The total budget for 2008-2009 will be $6,500,000 with a tax levy of $12.64 per $1,000 valuation. SILO Tax (School Infrastructure Local Option) generates approximately $350,000 yearly.

School facilities include a Preschool-Grade 6 building and a 7-12 building. The middle/high school is located in Lake City. Southern Cal Elementary is located in Lohrville, 8 miles east of Lake City.

For additional information please write or call:
Superintendent of Schools
709 West Main
Lake City, IA 51449


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We believe that all learners can achieve success in a community that promotes high expectations, nurtures respect and challenges individuals to be life-long learners and productive members of society.