Top Polk County Private Elementary Schools

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For the 2021 school year, there are 21 top private elementary schools in Polk County, Iowa, serving 6,036 students.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.
90% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Polk County Private Elementary Schools (2021)

  • 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
  • 1604 West 1st St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-8114

    Grades: PK-12 | 368 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
  • 13007 Douglas Pkwy
    Urbandale, IA 50323
    (515) 334-2240

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,017 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
    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
  • 7075 Ashworth Rd
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 457-7167

    Grades: K-8 | 638 students
  • 2107 E 33rd St
    Des Moines, IA 50317
    (515) 266-3433

    Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
  • 1102 Nw Weigel Dr
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 985-7074

    Grades: K-5 | 121 students
  • St. Pius X School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3601 66th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322
    (515) 276-1061

    Grades: PK-8 | 363 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
  • 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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