The Belmond-Klemme Community School District has a certified enrollment of 793 (Fall 2014) in two educational centers in Belmond. The Belmond-Klemme School District offers a wide variety of extra-curricular athletic activities at both the junior high school and high school levels. The B-K School District has two scholarships funds. Their goal is to generate income for scholarships for every graduate of BKHS who pursues post secondary education.
The goal of the B-K Community School District is to help all students become: self-directed learners, collaborative workers, complex thinkers, quality producers, community contributors, and effective communicators. Their programs and activities are open to all students regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.
At Belmond-Klemme, the Iowa Teaching Standards are the focal point of professional development activities. It is the goal of the BKCSD to assure that all students have the benefit of teachers possessing mastery in all areas of the Iowa Teaching Standards. This means that time, training and support are an important part of professional life at BKCSD.
Belmond is surrounded with a wealth of higher education opportunities. For Community College and Trade/Technical Schools we have North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City just 30 miles away; Iowa Central Community College in Ellsworth just 38 miles away; and, Hamilton College also located 30 miles away in Mason City.
Four year colleges and universities include: Iowa State University (ISU) at Ames, Iowa which is about 60 miles away; University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls, Iowa about 85 miles away; and, Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa about 30 miles away.
The Schools provide classes from various colleges and universities throughout the year.