Des Moines Adventist School

  • The Des Moines Seventh-day Adventist Junior Academy is part of the world-wide Seventh-day Aventist school network.
  • The Seventh-day Adventist educational system includes elementary and high schools, colleges and universities in countries around the globe.
  • The Des Moines Seventh-day Adventist Junior Academy family exists to show children Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.
  • The Des Moines Seventh-day Adventist Junior Academy is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children.
  • A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools.
  • We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs.
  • We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
74%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Des Moines Adventist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Moines
    Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 297 students
    1.7 miles
    701 Wall Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 285-3349
    1.7 NS-8
    297
  • Des Moines
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
    4.3 miles
    1265 E 9th St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 262-8025
    4.3 PK-8
    246
  • Des Moines
    Holy Trinity
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
    5.2 miles
    2922 Beaver Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 255-3162
    5.2 PK-8
    463
  • Des Moines
    Mt Olive Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 130 students
    5 miles
    5625 Franklin Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 277-8349
    5 PK-8
    130
  • Des Moines
    St Anthony Elementary School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 381 students
    2.3 miles
    16 Columbus Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 243-1874
    2.3 PK-8
    381

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