Top 20 Best Iowa Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 165 private daycares & preschools serving 31,594 students in Iowa.
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Iowa include Rivermont Collegiate, Maharishi School and Pella Christian Grade School.
The average tuition cost is $5,327, which is lower than the Iowa average tuition cost of $6,363.
81% of private daycares & preschools in Iowa are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Iowa Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Willowwind School
Willowwind School Photo - LEED Gold Certified Building
(1)
950 Dover St
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 338-6061
Grades: PK-6
| 134 students
All Saints Catholic School
(Catholic)
1926 N Marquette St
Davenport, IA 52804
(563) 324-3205
Grades: PK-8
| 416 students
Alrazi Academy
Alrazi Academy Photo - AlRazi Students learning measurements and math skills ( hands on activities)
(Islamic)
1119 5th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 255-0220
Grades: PK-8
| 122 students
Ankeny Christian Academy
Ankeny Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
1604 West 1st St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-8114
Grades: PK-12
| 501 students
Bishop Garrigan High School
(Catholic)
1224 N Mccoy St
Algona, IA 50511
(515) 295-3521
Grades: PK-12
| 362 students
Bosco Catholic School System
(Catholic)
405 16th Avenue Ne
Gilbertville, IA 50634
(319) 296-1692
Grades: PK-12
| 321 students
702 S Roosevelt Ave
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 754-8431
Grades: PK-12
| 461 students
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
(Catholic)
3231 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 232-1422
Grades: PK-12
| 876 students
Des Moines Christian School
Des Moines Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(2)
13007 Douglas Pkwy
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 334-2240
Grades: PK-12
| 1,086 students
Gehlen Catholic Schools
(Catholic)
709 Plymouth St Ne
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-4181
Grades: PK-12
| 464 students
Great River Christian School
(Christian)
426 Harrison Ave
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 753-2255
Grades: PK-12
| 118 students
3700 1st Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 390-6512
Grades: PK-8
| 416 students
Holy Trinity
(Catholic)
2922 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 255-3162
Grades: PK-8
| 427 students
Holy Trinity Catholic Schools
(Catholic)
2600 Avenue A
Fort Madison, IA 52627
(319) 372-2486
Grades: PK-12
| 356 students
Isaac Newton Christian Academy
Isaac Newton Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(7)
1635 Linmar Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 362-9512
Grades: PK-12
| 359 students
John F Kennedy Catholic School
(Catholic)
1627 W 42nd St
Davenport, IA 52806
(563) 391-3030
Grades: PK-8
| 398 students
Kuemper Grade School Pk-8 Grades
(Catholic)
201 S Clark St
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-3610
Grades: PK-12
| 1,212 students
Lourdes Catholic School
Lourdes Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
1453 Mississippi Blvd
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 359-3466
Grades: PK-8
| 377 students
Maharishi School
Maharishi School Photo - Maharishi School is a global community with students and families representing more than 30 countries. Our school community is deeply enriched by students of diverse origin who come together to create global awareness and a vibrant school culture with rich traditions.
(3)
804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-9400
Grades: PK-12
| 173 students
Marquette Catholic Schools Pk-12
Marquette Catholic Schools Pk-12 Photo - State Track Sprinters
(Catholic)
(1)
502 Franklin St
Bellevue, IA 52031
(563) 872-3356
Grades: PK-12
| 291 students
Mater Dei School
Mater Dei School Photo - Our teachers care about their students
(Catholic)
3719 Ridge Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-6216
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
Netherlands Reformed Christian School
(Christian)
712 20th Ave Se
Rock Valley, IA 51247
(712) 476-2821
Grades: PK-12
| 402 students
Northeast Iowa Montessori School
Montessori School
604 South Ave
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-6491
Grades: NS-7
| 30 students
Orange City Christian School
(Calvinist)
604 3rd St Sw
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-2274
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
Pella Christian Grade School
Pella Christian Grade School Photo - Pella Christian Grade School is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Pella, Iowa.
(Christian)
(2)
216 Liberty Street
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-2414
Grades: PK-8
| 549 students
Peoria Christian School
(Christian)
110 Peoria West St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 625-4131
Grades: PK-8
| 40 students
Prince Of Peace Catholic School
Prince Of Peace Catholic School Photo - The beginning of life-long learning starts here!
(Catholic)
312 S 4th St
Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 242-1663
Grades: PK-12
| 222 students
Rivermont Collegiate
Rivermont Collegiate Photo - The Carriage House: Art classroom and girls' residence
1821 Sunset Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 359-1366
Grades: PK-12
| 173 students
Sacred Heart School
Sacred Heart School Photo - Sacred Heart offers kindergarten through the eighth grade
(Catholic)
5010 Military Rd
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 233-1624
Grades: PK-8
| 362 students
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
1601 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 223-1284
Grades: PK-8
| 594 students
St. Anthony Continuation School
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
(3)
16 Columbus Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 243-1874
Grades: PK-8
| 363 students
St. Augustin Catholic School
(Catholic)
4320 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 279-5947
Grades: PK-8
| 290 students
St. Edmond Catholic School
(Catholic)
2321 6th Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 955-6077
Grades: PK-12
| 613 students
St. Francis Catholic School
(Catholic)
310 Columbus Drive
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 753-7977
Grades: PK-6
| 210 students
203 2nd St Sw
Dyersville, IA 52040
(563) 875-7376
Grades: PK-6
| 380 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in Iowa?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Iowa include Rivermont Collegiate, Maharishi School and Pella Christian Grade School.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in Iowa?
165 private daycares & preschools are located in Iowa.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in Iowa?
The average tuition cost is $5,327, which is lower than the Iowa private school average tuition cost of $6,363.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in Iowa?
Iowa private daycares & preschools are approximately 17% minority students, which is same as the Iowa private school average of 17%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in Iowa?
81% of private daycares & preschools in Iowa are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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