Most Selective Private Schools in Iowa

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The average private school acceptance rate in Iowa is approximately 94% per year (2021).
The most selective school in Iowa is currently Maharishi School, with an acceptance rate of 70%.
The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Most Selective Private Schools in Iowa (2021)

  • 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
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: PK-12804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
    Fairfield, IA 52556
    (641) 472-9400

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Rivermont Collegiate
    Rivermont Collegiate Photo - Discovery
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-121821 Sunset Dr
    Bettendorf, IA 52722
    (563) 359-1366

  • Rank: #33.
    Siouxland Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-126000 Gordon Drive
    Sioux City, IA 51106
    (712) 276-4732

  • Rank: #44.
    Hillside Christian School
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: K-81250 12th Avenue
    Coralville, IA 52241
    (319) 339-0998

  • Rank: #5-95.-9.
    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-8255 Hackberry St
    North Liberty, IA 52317
    (319) 626-4777

  • Rank: #5-95.-9.
    Lourdes Catholic School
    Lourdes Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-81453 Mississippi Blvd
    Bettendorf, IA 52722
    (563) 359-3466

  • Rank: #5-95.-9.
    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-12312 So 4th St
    Clinton, IA 52732
    (563) 242-1663

  • Rank: #5-95.-9.
    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-12400 Gleason Ave
    Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (712) 328-2316

  • Rank: #5-95.-9.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS-61500 N 16th St
    Council Bluffs, IA 51501
    (712) 322-3294

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    AlRazi Academy
    AlRazi Academy Photo - Early Childhood : Preschool and Child Care
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: NS-81119 5th St
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 255-0220

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    St. Anthony Elementary School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-816 Columbus Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 243-1874

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Zion-st John Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-8103 W Bertha St
    Paullina, IA 51046
    (712) 949-3915

  • Rank: #13-1813.- 18.
    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-8414 E Main St
    Ossian, IA 52161
    (563) 532-9353

  • Rank: #13-1813.- 18.
    Dubuque Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: K-52145 JFK Road
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    (563) 588-0614

  • Rank: #13-1813.- 18.
    Grand View Preschool & Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: NS-PK3342 John Wesley Drive
    Dubuque, IA 52002
    (563) 582-1125

  • Rank: #13-1813.- 18.
    Montessori School-iowa City
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: NS-K374 Holiday Road
    Coralville, IA 52241
    (319) 338-9650

  • Rank: #13-1813.- 18.
    St. Francis Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: PK-6310 Columbus Drive
    Marshalltown, IA 50158
    (641) 753-7977

  • Rank: #13-1813.- 18.
    Xavier High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 100%
    Grades: 9-126300 42nd Street Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
    (319) 294-6635

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