Most Selective Private Schools in Iowa

The average private school acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in Iowa is Maharishi School, with an acceptance rate of 70%.

Most Selective Private Schools in Iowa (2021-22)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Maharishi School
Maharishi School Photo - Maharishi School is a global community with students and families representing more than 30 countries. Our school community is deeply enriched by students of diverse origin who come together to create global awareness and a vibrant school culture with rich traditions.
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-9400
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Rivermont Collegiate
Rivermont Collegiate Photo - The Carriage House. Art classrooms and girls residence.
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
1821 Sunset Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 359-1366
Rank: #33.
Siouxland Christian School
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
6000 Gordon Drive
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-4732
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Ankeny Christian Academy
Ankeny Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
1604 West 1st St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-8114
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Hillside Christian School
Hillside Christian School Photo - Hillside Christian School
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-8
1250 12th Avenue
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 339-0998
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Heritage Christian School
Heritage Christian School Photo - Our Pre-K program is taught by passionate, state-certified teachers with early childhood education endorsements. They create a nurturing environment where students feel comfortable and safe as they learn and grow.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
255 Hackberry St
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 626-4777
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Lourdes Catholic School
Lourdes Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: NS-8
1453 Mississippi Blvd
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 359-3466
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Prince Of Peace Catholic School
Prince Of Peace Catholic School Photo - The beginning of life-long learning starts here!
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
312 S 4th St
Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 242-1663
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Saint Albert Catholic Schools
Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo - With the addition of the state-of-the-art childcare center and elementary school, Saint Albert's elite learning, faith-filled environment is unmatched in Southwest Iowa.
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: NS-12
400 Gleason Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-2316
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Trinity Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: NS-6
1500 N 16th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 322-3294
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
AlRazi Academy
AlRazi Academy Photo - Early Childhood : Preschool and Child Care
(Islamic)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: NS-8
1119 5th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 255-0220
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
St. Anthony Elementary School
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-8
16 Columbus Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 243-1874
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Zion-st John Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-8
103 W Bertha St
Paullina, IA 51046
(712) 949-3915
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
De Sales School
De Sales School Photo - Welcome to De Sales School! Come visit us today to see the great things we have to offer your family! Check out our web page at www.desales.pvt.k12.ia.us
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: PK-8
414 E Main St
Ossian, IA 52161
(563) 532-9353
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Dubuque Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: K-5
2145 JFK Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 588-0614
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Grand View Preschool & Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: NS-PK
3342 John Wesley Drive
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 582-1125
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Montessori School-iowa City
Montessori School-iowa City Photo
Montessori School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: NS-K
374 Holiday Road
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 338-9650
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
St. Francis Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: PK-6
310 Columbus Drive
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 753-7977
Rank: #14 - 1914. - 19.
Xavier High School
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: 9-12
6300 42nd Street Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(319) 294-6635

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