Top Des Moines Private Schools

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 12 top private schools in Des Moines, Iowa, serving 2,603 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.
  • 92% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Seventh Day Adventist).

Top Des Moines, IA Private Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bergman Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    100 45th St
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515) 374-0453

    Grades: NS | 50 students
  • Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    701 Wall Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 285-3349

    Grades: NS-8 | 297 students
  • Des Moines Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    2317 Watrous Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50321
    (515) 285-7729

    Grades: K-8 | 40 students
  • Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1265 E 9th St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 262-8025

    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
  • Holy Trinity
    (Roman Catholic)
    2922 Beaver Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 255-3162

    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
  • 1552 Maple St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 468-5674

    Grades: K-10 | 112 students
  • Mt Olive Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    5625 Franklin Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 277-8349

    Grades: PK-8 | 130 students
  • St Anthony Elementary School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    16 Columbus Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 243-1874

    Grades: PK-8 | 381 students
  • 4320 Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515) 279-5947

    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
  • 2107 E 33rd St
    Des Moines, IA 50317
    (515) 266-3433

    Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
  • 5810 Carpenter Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    (515) 277-0178

    Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
  • Sterling Education
    Vocational/Technical School (Brethren)
    4111 Hubbell Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50317
    (515) 266-5065

    Grades: 3-12 | 35 students
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