Best Polk County Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 31 private schools serving 7,809 students in Polk County, IA.
The best top ranked private schools in Polk County, IA include AlRazi Academy, Dowling Catholic High School and Des Moines Christian School.
The average acceptance rate is 96%, which is higher than the Iowa private school average acceptance rate of 94%.
68% of private schools in Polk County, IA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Polk County Private Schools (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
Students
AlRazi Academy
AlRazi Academy Photo - Early Childhood : Preschool and Child Care
(Islamic)
1119 5th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 255-0220
Grades: NS-8
| 121 students
Ankeny Christian Academy
Ankeny Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
1604 West 1st St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-8114
Grades: PK-12
| 501 students
Des Moines Christian School
Des Moines Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(1)
13007 Douglas Pkwy
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 334-2240
Grades: PK-12
| 1,017 students
Dowling Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
1400 Buffalo Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 225-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,428 students
Holy Trinity
(Roman Catholic)
2922 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 255-3162
Grades: PK-8
| 463 students
Sacred Heart School
(Roman Catholic)
1601 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 223-1284
Grades: PK-8
| 601 students
St. Anthony Elementary School
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
(2)
16 Columbus Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 243-1874
Grades: PK-8
| 381 students
St. Augustin Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
4320 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 279-5947
Grades: PK-8
| 290 students
St. Francis Of Assisi School
(Roman Catholic)
7075 Ashworth Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 457-7167
Grades: K-8
| 638 students
St. Pius X School
(Roman Catholic)
3601 66th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 276-1061
Grades: PK-8
| 363 students
St. Theresa Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
5810 Carpenter Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 277-0178
Grades: PK-8
| 309 students
Ankeny KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
3055 N. Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-0688
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a 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
Cottontail Creek Montessori School
Daycare / Preschool
7297 Nw Fisher Ln
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 289-1401
Grades: K
| 1 students
Country Club KinderCare
Country Club KinderCare Photo - Infant Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
7210 Vista Dr
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 222-9685
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Des Moines Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
2317 Watrous Ave
Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 285-7729
Grades: K-8
| 40 students
Gospel Assembly Christian Academy
(Pentecostal)
4665 72nd St
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 276-9047
Grades: K-8
| 14 students
Holy Family School
(Roman Catholic)
1265 E 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 262-8025
Grades: PK-8
| 246 students
Johnston KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
8601 Thomas Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 214-1036
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Joshua Christian Academy
(Christian)
1552 Maple St
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 468-5674
Grades: K-10
| 112 students
Montessori Children's House
Montessori Children's House Photo
Montessori School
1505 42nd Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-1073
Grades: PK-2
| 240 students
Mt. Olive Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
5625 Franklin Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 277-8349
Grades: PK-8
| 130 students
Oralabor KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
225 SW Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023
(833) 905-3276
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Pleasant Hill KinderCare
Pleasant Hill KinderCare Photo - Reading a story on the climber!
Daycare / Preschool
1425 Copper Creek Dr
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(515) 262-3838
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
St. Joseph Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
2107 E 33rd St
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 266-3433
Grades: PK-8
| 250 students
St. Luke The Evangelist Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
1102 Nw Weigel Dr
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 985-7074
Grades: K-5
| 121 students
Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center
Montessori School (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3900 Ashworth Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 225-1952
Grades: PK-K
| 161 students
Sterling Education
Vocational/Technical School (Brethren)
4111 Hubbell Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 266-5065
Grades: 3-12
| 35 students
Westlakes KinderCare
Westlakes KinderCare Photo - Discovery Preschool A Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
6670 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 221-0718
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Whiz Kid Academy
Daycare / Preschool
1721 25th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-8513
Grades: NS-7
| n/a students

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