Top Iowa Private Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 248 top private schools in Iowa, serving 47,575 students.
- The average private school tuition is $3,735 for elementary schools and $8,427 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 93% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 13% 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.
Newton Christian School Photo - Newton Christian students and staff receive a Smartboard from Newton's Hy-Vee.
Community Christian School Photo - Community Christian School is a non-denominational school in Fort Dodge, IA.
Ames Christian School Photo - Ames Christian School Kindergartners dressed as their favorite book characters for Book Week.
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 (2018-19)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 1 Schools179 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools185 Students3% Minority
- 11 Schools2,254 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools293 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools282 Students- Minority
- 3 Schools327 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools574 Students27% Minority
- 2 Schools1,286 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools58 Students- Minority
- 3 Schools1,055 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools169 Students23% Minority
- 2 Schools290 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools98 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools458 Students4% Minority
- 2 Schools216 Students24% Minority
- 5 Schools409 Students48% Minority
- 1 Schools178 Students- Minority
- 3 Schools1,015 Students9% Minority
- 21 Schools4,217 Students6% Minority
- 2 Schools157 Students3% Minority
- 1 Schools233 Students16% Minority
- 1 Schools33 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools43 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools116 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools28 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools4 Students25% Minority
- 1 Schools75 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools90 Students5% Minority
- 2 Schools287 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools207 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools122 Students1% Minority
- 4 Schools715 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools123 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools275 Students30% Minority
- 8 Schools1,880 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools287 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools209 Students1% Minority
- 6 Schools870 Students6% Minority
- 23 Schools4,232 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools72 Students7% Minority
- 1 Schools158 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools884 Students3% Minority
- 3 Schools284 Students21% Minority
- 1 Schools71 Students7% Minority
- 2 Schools348 Students31% Minority
- 4 Schools367 Students9% Minority
- 2 Schools130 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools134 Students12% Minority
- 3 Schools695 Students6% Minority
- 1 Schools85 Students4% Minority
- 30 Schools7,918 Students21% Minority
- 6 Schools1,144 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools36 Students5% Minority
- 12 Schools3,143 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools165 Students4% Minority
- 11 Schools2,273 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools381 Students13% Minority
- 2 Schools223 Students5% Minority
- 3 Schools319 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools155 Students2% Minority
- 3 Schools255 Students19% Minority
- 6 Schools1,880 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools57 Students- Minority
- 6 Schools625 Students29% Minority
- 10 Schools1,993 Students35% Minority
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