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About This School

Viola Gibson Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cedar Rapids. 556 children attend Viola Gibson Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 22% of the 556 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Viola Gibson Elementary School is 17:1. JN Andrews Christian Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 94% 79%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 15%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 0.7% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.5%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 39%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Just bought a house in this area and so excited for my daughter to start K this fall!! I've heard great things about Viola Gibson!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Principal Uhde is fantastic ! Teachers are great! The building and all facilities are newer and the reading program is excellent.

  • (4 years ago)

    Exceptional teachers great environment

  • (5 years ago)

    Viola Gibson has been a wonderful school. Small class sizes and lots of learning opportunity.

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