Top Iowa Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 253 top private schools in Iowa, serving 47,717 students.
- The average private school tuition is $3,653 for elementary schools and $9,203 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 94% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 14% and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.
St Paul The Apostle Catholic School Photo - STREAM is an expansion of STEM. It is an acronym for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, the Arts and Math. As Catholic schools, our mission is to educate the whole child; therefore, STREAM education has taken the principles of STEM infused religion across all subjects and added the arts to provide students the creative thinking skills necessary to communicate.
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.
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.
Top Iowa Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 1 Schools209 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools185 Students3% Minority
- 11 Schools2,746 Students26% Minority
- 2 Schools270 Students6% Minority
- 2 Schools302 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools350 Students4% Minority
- 2 Schools574 Students27% Minority
- 2 Schools1,403 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools46 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools61 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools169 Students22% Minority
- 2 Schools299 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools101 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools455 Students4% Minority
- 2 Schools196 Students27% Minority
- 5 Schools414 Students55% Minority
- 1 Schools20 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools258 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools521 Students8% Minority
- 20 Schools4,160 Students6% Minority
- 2 Schools137 Students3% Minority
- 1 Schools242 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools25 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools40 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools88 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools24 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools4 Students25% Minority
- 1 Schools75 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools84 Students4% Minority
- 2 Schools273 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools207 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools720 Students8% Minority
- 4 Schools733 Students2% Minority
- 2 Schools123 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools243 Students30% Minority
- 8 Schools2,005 Students14% Minority
- 2 Schools240 Students3% Minority
- 1 Schools473 Students10% Minority
- 6 Schools874 Students2% Minority
- 23 Schools4,286 Students10% Minority
- 2 Schools77 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools185 Students2% Minority
- 3 Schools864 Students3% Minority
- 3 Schools280 Students22% Minority
- 1 Schools71 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools436 Students19% Minority
- 4 Schools381 Students17% Minority
- 3 Schools299 Students43% Minority
- 1 Schools125 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools679 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools86 Students1% Minority
- 31 Schools7,676 Students21% Minority
- 6 Schools1,180 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools44 Students9% Minority
- 12 Schools3,300 Students20% Minority
- 1 Schools155 Students2% Minority
- 12 Schools2,241 Students6% Minority
- 3 Schools376 Students15% Minority
- 2 Schools208 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools293 Students8% Minority
- 3 Schools188 Students5% Minority
- 3 Schools216 Students20% Minority
- 6 Schools1,831 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools10 Students- Minority
- 6 Schools567 Students8% Minority
- 11 Schools2,314 Students23% Minority
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