Mt Olive Lutheran School

  • At Mt. Olive Lutheran School, we offer a dynamic K-8 Christian education.
  • We believe parents and teachers work together in partnership in educating children.
  • Our school is accredited by the State of Iowa and National Lutheran School Accreditation.
  • We offer a challenging academic program with many extra-curricular activites.
  • Our family atmosphere offers children a safe environment in which to learn and grow as young Christians.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationLutheran Church Missouri Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students130 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Mt Olive Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Des Moines
    Bergman Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS | 50 students
    4.5 miles
    100 45th St
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515) 374-0453
    4.5 NS
    50
  • Des Moines
    Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 297 students
    6.6 miles
    701 Wall Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 285-3349
    6.6 NS-8
    297
  • Des Moines
    Des Moines Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 40 students
    5 miles
    2317 Watrous Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50321
    (515) 285-7729
    5 K-8
    40
  • Des Moines
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
    4.6 miles
    1265 E 9th St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 262-8025
    4.6 PK-8
    246
  • Des Moines
    Holy Trinity
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
    1.3 miles
    2922 Beaver Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 255-3162
    1.3 PK-8
    463

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