Newman Catholic School

  • Why Choose Newman Catholic Schools? Daycare, Preschool-12th grade all on one beautiful campus
  • Rooted in the Catholic tradition, Newman students adhere to Christian principals of love and respect in the classroom and all areas of the campus
  • Newman Schools proved a quality education experience for young people in a safe environment that fosters excellence in academics and spiritual development
  • Students put faith into action by volunteering in the community
  • Students learn Christian values that last a lifetime  Caring, committed and experienced staff
  • Scholarship opportunities available  Student teacher ration: 17:1 in K-8th and 9:1 in 9th-12th
  • Newman students score 1.1 points higher on the ACT than comparable Iowa students (5 year trend)
  • Over the past 5 years, Newman Juniors have scored in the top 10% on the Iowa Assessment test. Three of those years, Newman Juniors were in the top 5%
  • Newman students graduate with an average of 6 college credits
  • Award winning athletics and arts: Newman has one of the most beautiful outdoor sports complexes in North Iowa and a new, 10,000 sq. ft. music facility that also acts as a FEMA approved storm shelter

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAmerican Behavioral Analyst

Student Body

Total Students585 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 13%
Students by GradeNewman Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size39 students
Average ACT score24

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,120
Admissions DirectorKeely Weiner


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, DanceBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,

School Notes

  • We would like to take this opportunity to share a little of what makes Newman such an extraordinary place. It starts with a commitment to our mission: to educate young people in the Catholic tradition by developing their spiritual, intellectual and cultural lives.
  • The focus of our mission is embedded into all aspects of our school culture. You will see it in the classroom as teachers create a Christian environment with a focus on individual learning. Our mission is evident during extra-cirricular events as we start with prayer. It is also apparent in the behavior of our students and coaches as they compete. More inportanly, you will see the mission alive in our students as they walk our halls or give back to the community in service.
  • As a part of the Newman family, students are given both structure and freedom. The structure needed to guide them on their path of faith and academic growth. The freedom that allows the individual to explore who they are in a caring, supportive atmosphere. Students at Newman benefit from the many opportunities seen in a larger school, while experiencing the one-to-one approach of a small school.
  • For over 50 years, Newman Catholic has provided a strong foundation in fath and academics. I am honored to be a part of a faculty and staff committed to Catholic education and committed to student success.
  • Sincerely,
  • Tony Adams
  • Newman Catholic Schools Administration
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