West Des Moines Private Schools

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There are 11 private schools in West Des Moines, IA, serving 2,809 students.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body, which is more than the IA state average of 10%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state private school average of 11:1.

West Des Moines, Iowa Private Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • West Des MoinesCountry Club KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    7210 Vista Drive, Country Club Child Care Center
    West Des MoinesIA50266
    (515)222-9685
    Daycare / Preschool
    n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • West Des MoinesHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dowling Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1400 Buffalo Rd
    West Des MoinesIA50265
    (515)222-1045
      (Roman Catholic)
    1406 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • West Des MoinesEarly Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1721 25th St
    West Des MoinesIA50266
    (515)225-8513
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2 students | Gr. K                      
  • West Des MoinesIowa Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    2501 Vine Street
    West Des MoinesIA50265
    (515)221-3999
      (Christian)
    214 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • West Des MoinesMontessori Children's House
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    1505 42nd Street
    West Des MoinesIA50266
    (515)225-1073
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    25 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • West Des MoinesNew Horizons Academy
      (Islamic)
    1119 5th St
    West Des MoinesIA50265
    (515)255-0220
      (Islamic)
    82 students | Gr. NS-7                      
  • West Des MoinesSacred Heart School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1601 Grand Ave
    West Des MoinesIA50265
    (515)223-1284
      (Roman Catholic)
    518 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • West Des MoinesSayre Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1700 28th St
    West Des MoinesIA50266
    (515)225-7378
    Montessori School
    7 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • West Des MoinesShepherd's Flock Early Learning Center
    Montessori School  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3900 Ashworth Rd
    West Des MoinesIA50265
    (515)225-1952
    Montessori School  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    26 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • West Des MoinesHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Francis Of Assisi School
      (Roman Catholic)
    7075 Ashworth Rd
    West Des MoinesIA50266
    (515)457-7167
      (Roman Catholic)
    529 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • West Des MoinesWestlakes KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    6670 University Avenue
    West Des MoinesIA50266
    (515)221-0718
    Daycare / Preschool
    n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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