Opened in 1974, Cardinal Elementary School is a part of the Maquoketa Community District. It is a coeducational institution that provides academic education and extracurricular activities to students. The school s library provides access to resources for students and staff in curriculum areas and also offers a variety of print and electronic sources to assist in the learning process. Cardinal Elementary School offers educational classes in a variety of subjects, such as math, science, social studies, reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, art, and health and physical education. The Maquoketa Community District also includes Briggs Elementary School and Maquoketa Middle School. Cardinal Elementary School is based in Maquoketa, Iowa.