Midwest Academy

Tel: (319)524-3560
Grades: 6 - 12 | 120 students
Midwest Academy is a private boarding school designed to help struggling teens.
It is a self contained facility with dormitories, gymnasium, seminar room, library, cafeteria, classrooms, and recreational space.
The Academy offers a highly structured environment where students can progress both academically and personally, developing proper motivation and self-direction.
Student learn skills necessary to be successful before returning to their home environment.
Midwest Academy uses a self-paced curriculum with a high level of teacher and classroom support that creates an atmosphere for accelerated learning away from the many distractions of the typical high school setting.
Midwest Academy is nationally accredited by Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.
MWA and Keokuk Community School District have a unique duel enrollment agreement that allows a variety of educational opportunities, resources and support not available at other private schools.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Not Available (School did not report any membership associatons).
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 120 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade Midwest Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki Pants, Collared Shirt, Tie, Skirits, Sweaters)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $47,000
Tuition Notes Monthly rate decreases significantly once student reaches last level of their program.
Admissions Director Tara Akers

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Soccer

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Trinity Jr-sr Catholic High School (13.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keokuk Catholic School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Keokuk Catholic School (4.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Keokuk
    Keokuk Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 124 students
    4.3 miles
    2981 Plank Rd
    Keokuk, IA 52632
    (319)524-5450
    4.3PK-5
    124
  • Keokuk
    Grades: PK-8 | 97 students
    5.2 miles
    1578 Hilton Rd
    Keokuk, IA 52632
    (319)524-5752
    5.2PK-8
    97
  • Nauvoo
    Sts Peter & Paul
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 68 students
    6.6 miles
    Po Box 160
    Nauvoo, IL 62354
    (217)453-2511
    6.6PK-6
    68
  • Fort Madison
    Holy Trinity Early Childhood Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K | 78 students
    12.7 miles
    2213 Avenue J
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319)372-6428
    12.7K
    78
  • Fort Madison
    Grades: PK-12 | 330 students
    13.1 miles
    2600 Avenue A
    Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (319)372-2486
    13.1PK-12
    330

School Reviews

Our son has been at Midwest Academy for almost 9 months now. He is excelling in school and in his outlook on life. Thank God we found Midwest, it is an excellent school for troubled teens. It is a safe and wonderful school with incredible staff full of great knowledge on dealing with these kids. I would and do highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
For our son, this school is both life changing and life saving. He has made significant and profound changes in both his behavior and his thought processes. The staff is knowledgeable, professional and genuinely dedicated to providing the care and support that our son needs in order to get his life back on a positive track. I would highly recommend MWA to any parent.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Could This Happen To My Child?
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,315 for elementary schools and $10,183 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos