Christ the King School is a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, Catholic educational facility with more than 200 students.
We are located on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa, an expanding part of the city.
Children Christ the King School holds a distinctive place among educational institutions in the Des Moines area by providing high-quality, affordable Catholic education for 50 years.
Catholic schools have open enrollment policies and are viable options for both Catholic and non-Catholic children of all races, color and ethnic origins.
Christ the King School provides its students with the best possible education within the context of our Catholic faith.
We place at the heart of our educational process the person of Jesus Christ as we lead, teach and love by his example.
At the core of Christ the King School is a commitment to care for each child's soul by blending Catholic values and discipline into a quality academic education.
Fully accredited by the State of Iowa, our school follows an educational curriculum approved by the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines.
Significant effort is directed toward reading and writing competency, math proficiency, and other areas of scholastic achievement.
A full complement and variety of extracurricular and athletic activities also are offered.
We believe in a partnership of parents, students and teachers working together to maintain a learning environment that is safe, orderly and nurturing.
We are committed to family involvement as an important element of every student's academic, social and religious development.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Christ The King School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
297 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
66%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Christ The King School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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When is the application deadline for Christ The King School?

The application deadline for Christ The King School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Polk County, IA is $3,454 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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