For the 2023 school year, there are 204 religiously affiliated private schools serving 40,795 students in Iowa (84% of all schools).
The average tuition cost is $4,971, which is lower than the Iowa private school average tuition cost of $5,531.
The most common religiously affiliated schools are Catholic (52% of schools), Christian (22% of schools) and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (10% of schools).
Scattergood Friends School Photo - Scattergood offers a Sustainable Agriculture Endorsement. Students earning this endorsement take five farm-related Project classes over the course of four years, complete an agriculturally-related topic for either their Junior or Senior research papers and design and execute a 30-hour service project with with Scattergood Farm's livestock, 35 acre restored prairie, or 10 acre certified organic vegetable fields and fruit orchards.
Heritage Christian School Photo - Our Pre-K program is taught by passionate, state-certified teachers with early childhood education endorsements. They create a nurturing environment where students feel comfortable and safe as they learn and grow.
Bishop Heelan Catholic High School Photo - Our students take great PRIDE in all of the school activities
Newton Christian School Photo - Students enjoy working on special art projects with local artist Lisa Davis.
Top Ranked Iowa Private Schools by Religious Affiliation (2023)
Montessori Schools: An Overview
Are you curious about an educational approach that nurtures independent, creative, and lifelong learners? Look no further! We invite you to dive into the fascinating world of Montessori education and unlock its incredible potential for your children.
Securing Your School
With the rise of school shootings and other violent incidents, it is essential to have a comprehensive plan in place to protect everyone on your school campus.
Overview of State Voucher Programs in the United States
More than twelve states and the District of Columbia have education voucher programs. We describe the various programs and offer suggestions on how to use them so your child can attend private school.