Scattergood Friends School

Tel: (319)643-7628
Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
A co-ed boarding high school with an organic farm, Scattergood is unique in that we put a strong focus on academics while also taking time to create a vibrant, supportive community.
Our academic program challenges students to be self-motivated and active learners through small class sizes and experiential learning.
Our democratic decision-making process along with the many events and trips throughout the year contribute to the integrity and compassion of our community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1890

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade Scattergood Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP courses offered through Independent Study online
Average SAT score 1700
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,600
Tuition Notes An International Student Program fee of $1800 is used to help cover assistance with visas, local airport pick-up/drop off, the facilitation of healthcare, assistance with break arrangements, banking assistance and other services unique to International St
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Alicia Streeter


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Fencing, SoccerBasketballFencing,

School Notes:

  • Organic farm
  • Experiencial learning
  • Wireless laptop program
  • Community shared leadership
  • Work crew program
  • Extensive art program
  • Co-ed, team-oriented athletics
  • Week and month long trips
  • Community service program

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Regina Catholic Education Center (10.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willowwind School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Willowwind School (9.6 miles away)
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    Tipton, IA 52772
  • Coralville
    Grades: PK-6 | 99 students
    13.7 miles
    374 Holiday Road
    Coralville, IA 52241

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