Gehlen Catholic School is founded on the four guiding principles of faith, values, service, and academic excellence.
A proud part of the tradition and growth of the LeMars area and the Sioux City Diocese, Gehlen continues to serve the Lord and His People by providing an outstanding Catholic education.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Gehlen Catholic Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
464 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Gehlen Catholic Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gehlen Catholic Schools's ranking?

Gehlen Catholic Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Gehlen Catholic Schools?

The application deadline for Gehlen Catholic Schools is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Senior Last Day
May 17, 2023 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School
May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,733 for elementary schools and $9,208 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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