Nondiscrimination Statements



District Nondiscrimination Policy

The Forest City Community School District does 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. The belief in equal educational opportunity serves as a guide for the board and employees in making decisions relating to school district facilities, employment, selection of educational materials, equipment, curriculum, and regulations affecting students. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Zach Dillavou, 216 West School Street, Forest City, IA 50436, 641-585-4772, zdillavou@forestcity.k12.ia.us.


Inquiries by students regarding compliance with equal educational opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, may also be directed in writing to the Director of the Region VII office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn St., 37th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60604 (312) 730-1560, fax (312) 730-1576 OCR.Chicago@ed.gov, the Iowa Civil Rights Commissioner, https://icrc.iowa.gov, (515)281-4121 or the Iowa Dept. of Education, Grimes State Office Bldg., Des Moines, IA 50319. (515) 281-5294. This inquiry or complaint to the federal or state office may be done instead of, or in addition to, an inquiry or complaint at the local level.


Nondiscrimination Statement for Career and Technical Education

The Forest City School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

  • Agriculture

  • Business

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Industrial Technology

  • Automotive (in conjunction with NIACC)

  • Health Services (in conjunction with NIACC)

  • HVAC (in conjunction with NIACC)


It is the policy of the Forest City 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 Zach Dillavou, 216 West School Street, Forest City, IA 50436, 641-585-4772, zdillavou@forestcity.k12.ia.us.