Education is priority one in Storm Lake. The Storm Lake Community School District offers a variety of programs to support students with every learning need. An emphasis on basic skills, fine arts and technology ensures a well-rounded experience. Opportunities for private schooling are available at St. Mary’s Catholic School and Concordia Lutheran School. Students benefit from small class sizes, individual attention and a faith-based education.
Buena Vista University, located on the sunny shore of Storm Lake, offers four-year degrees in a variety of undergraduate programs and a graduate program in Educational Counseling. This progressive school was the first to provide every student with a laptop computer and wireless Internet access. Founded in 1891 under the motto “Education for Service,” BVU stands for quality education at its best.