Best Iowa Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 239 private schools serving 46,084 students in Iowa (there are 1,302 public schools, serving 498,009 students). 8% of all K-12 students in Iowa are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $4,654 for elementary schools and $9,208 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Iowa include St. Francis Catholic School, Burlington Notre Dame and Assumption High School.
The average acceptance rate is 94% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 15% and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.
84% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Iowa Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
21
4,236
11%
30
7,774
24%
12
3,263
21%
11
2,177
7%
12
2,584
22%

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