Top 3 Best Black Hawk County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 private schools serving 2,764 students in Black Hawk County, IA (there are 36 public schools, serving 18,361 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Black Hawk County, IA are educated in private schools (compared to the IA state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private schools in Black Hawk County, IA include St. Patrick Catholic School, Bosco Catholic School System and Cedar Valley Catholic Schools.
100% of private schools in Black Hawk County, IA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Top Ranked Black Hawk County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Bosco Catholic School System
(Catholic)
405 16th Avenue Ne
Gilbertville, IA 50634
(319) 296-1692
Grades: PK-12
| 321 students
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
(Catholic)
3231 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 232-1422
Grades: PK-12
| 876 students
St. Patrick Catholic School
St. Patrick Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
615 Washington Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 277-6781
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Valley Lutheran School
Valley Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(5)
4520 Rownd Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 266-4565
Grades: K-12
| 146 students
3225 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 232-6592
Grades: 6-8
| 210 students
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
600 Stephan Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 232-1422
Grades: PK-5
| 149 students
Po Box 256
Gilbertville, IA 50634
(319) 296-1089
Grades: PK-8
| 235 students
Immanuel Lutheran School
Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
4820 Oster Parkway
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 260-2000
Grades: NS
| 44 students
Royal Legacy Christian Academy
(Christian)
715 E 4th St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 595-1097
Grades: K-7
| 25 students
St. Edward School
(Catholic)
139 E Mitchell Ave
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 233-6202
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Sonrise Christian School & Daycare
(Christian)
(2)
928 Jefferson St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 235-6191
Grades: PK-4
| 57 students
Waterloo Christian School
(Baptist)
1307 W Ridgeway Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 235-9309
Grades: PK-12
| 179 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Black Hawk County, Iowa

Black Hawk County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
127 E Parker Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 232-2418
Grades: PK-8
| 134 students
620 W 5th St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 234-6593
Grades: NS-5
| 171 students
1729 Mulberry St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 234-6665
Grades: PK-8
| 181 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Black Hawk County, IA?
The top ranked private schools in Black Hawk County, IA include St. Patrick Catholic School, Bosco Catholic School System and Cedar Valley Catholic Schools.
How many private schools are located in Black Hawk County, IA?
12 private schools are located in Black Hawk County, IA.
How diverse are private schools in Black Hawk County, IA?
Black Hawk County, IA private schools are approximately 21% minority students, which is higher than the Iowa private school average of 17%.
What percentage of students in Black Hawk County, IA go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Black Hawk County, IA are educated in private schools (compared to the IA state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Black Hawk County, IA?
100% of private schools in Black Hawk County, IA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod).

Recent Articles

Making Social Media Work for Your School
Making Social Media Work for Your School
An introduction to using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to promote your school.
SEO for Private Schools - Part 3: Using Social Media
SEO for Private Schools - Part 3: Using Social Media
Social media for private K-12 schools is a bit different from social media for businesses. Some tips and strategies here.
The Pros and Cons of Teaching Overseas
The Pros and Cons of Teaching Overseas
Hundreds of private schools, and for that matter, public schools, outside the United States will be happy to have you as a teacher for a few years.