100.00 – Legal Status of the School District

Iowa law authorizes the creation of a Common Schools System. As part of this Common Schools System, this school district is a school corporation created and organized under Iowa law. This school district shall be known as the Colfax-Mingo Community School District. This school corporation is located in Jasper County, and its affairs are conducted by elected school officials, the Colfax-Mingo Community School District Board of Directors. This school corporation has exclusive jurisdiction over school matters in the territory of the school district. 

Legal Reference: Iowa Code 274.1, .2, .6, l7; 278.1(9); 279.8; 594A (1995) 

Date of Adoption: December 1, 1997

Reviewed & Revised: February 5, 2001; May 21, 2001; March 7, 2006; January 19, 2015; December 21, 2020