Oldest Private High Schools in Iowa

The average private high school in Iowa was founded around 1952 (2021).
The oldest private high school in Iowa is Prince Of Peace Catholic School, founded in 1852. The oldest private high schools are listed below.

Oldest Private High Schools in Iowa (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Prince Of Peace Catholic School
Prince Of Peace Catholic School Photo - The beginning of life-long learning starts here!
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1852
Grades: PK-12
312 So 4th St
Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 242-1663
Rank: #22.
Marquette Catholic Schools Pk-12
Marquette Catholic Schools Pk-12 Photo - State Track Sprinters
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: PK-12
502 Franklin St
Bellevue, IA 52031
(563) 872-3356
Rank: #33.
Rivermont Collegiate
Rivermont Collegiate Photo - Discovery
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: NS-12
1821 Sunset Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 359-1366
Rank: #44.
Scattergood Friends School
Scattergood Friends School Photo - Scattergood offers a Sustainable Agriculture Endorsement. Students earning this endorsement take five farm-related Project classes over the course of four years, complete an agriculturally-related topic for either their Junior or Senior research papers and design and execute a 30-hour service project with with Scattergood Farm's livestock, 35 acre restored prairie, or 10 acre certified organic vegetable fields and fruit orchards.
Special Program Emphasis (Friends)
Founding Date: 1890
Grades: 9-12
1951 Delta Ave
West Branch, IA 52358
(319) 643-7628
Rank: #55.
St. Marys School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: PK-12
312 Seneca Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 732-4166
Rank: #66.
Dowling Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1918
Grades: 9-12
1400 Buffalo Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 225-3000
Rank: #77.
Western Christian High School
(Calvinist)
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: 9-12
925 5th St
Hull, IA 51239
(712) 439-1013
Rank: #88.
Pella Christian High School
Pella Christian High School Photo - Pella Christian High School Campus Front Entrance
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1939
Grades: 9-12
300 Eagle Ln
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4440
Rank: #99.
Hillcrest Academy
Hillcrest Academy Photo - During the first week of school, our students have a fun day out at Crooked Creek Christian Camp. Students get to participate in chapel, play group games, enjoy small group activities, hike through the woods and eat lunch outdoors.
(Mennonite)
(3)
Founding Date: 1945
Grades: 9-12
1421 540th Street SW
Kalona, IA 52247
(319) 656-2073
Rank: #1010.
Des Moines Christian School
Des Moines Christian School Photo
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1948
Grades: PK-12
13007 Douglas Pkwy
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 334-2240
Rank: #1111.
Bishop Heelan Catholic High School
Bishop Heelan Catholic High School Photo - Our students take great PRIDE in all of the school activities
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1949
Grades: 9-12
1021 Douglas St
Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 252-0573
Rank: #1212.
Regina Catholic Education Center
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1958
Grades: PK-12
2150 Rochester Ave
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 338-5436
Rank: #1313.
Siouxland Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: NS-12
6000 Gordon Drive
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-4732
Rank: #1414.
Newman Catholic School
Newman Catholic School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1961
Grades: K-12
2445 19th St Sw
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-6939
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
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)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: NS-12
400 Gleason Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-2316
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Unity Christian High School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: 9-12
216 Michigan Ave Sw
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-4114
Rank: #1717.
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)
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: PK-12
804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-9400
Rank: #1818.
Cedar Valley Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK-12
3636 Cottage Grove Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 366-7462
Rank: #1919.
Pathway Christian School
(Mennonite)
Founding Date: 1979
Grades: PK-11
5764 Highway 1 Sw
Kalona, IA 52247
(319) 656-5443
Rank: #2020.
North Iowa Christian School
North Iowa Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(3)
Founding Date: 1985
Grades: K-12
811 North Kentucky Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-6440
Rank: #2121.
Isaac Newton Christian Academy
Isaac Newton Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(7)
Founding Date: 1989
Grades: PK-12
1635 Linmar Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 362-9512
Rank: #2222.
Ankeny Christian Academy
Ankeny Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1992
Grades: PK-12
1604 West 1st St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-8114
Rank: #2323.
Morning Star Academy
Morning Star Academy Photo - Upper school students on their annual field trip to Chicago.
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1994
Grades: NS-12
1426 Tanglefoot Ln
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 359-5700
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Great River Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1996
Grades: PK-12
426 Harrison Ave
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 753-2255
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Ottumwa Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1996
Grades: PK-12
458 N Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-9119
Rank: #2626.
Xavier High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1998
Grades: 9-12
6300 42nd Street Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(319) 294-6635
Rank: #2727.
Valley Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(4)
Founding Date: 2003
Grades: K-12
4520 Rownd Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 266-4565

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