Sacred Heart School
Tel: (515) 223-1284
Sacred Heart School is a a faith-based school with excellent academic standards located in West Des Moines, Iowa.
We believe as parents, you are the primary educators of your children and that we are partners with parents in the educational process.
We strive to provide a warm, caring environment where children will be challenged to learn the essential curriculum regardless of learning rate or style.
Sacred Heart School is a great place to grow academically, spiritually, and socially.
Building on the foundation of Catholic values established in the home, Sacred Heart provides further development in spiritual growth and moral character.
We believe in educating the whole child by integrating strong curriculum and instruction and by teaching religious principles in everyday learning.
We integrate faith and values into all that we do.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
National Association for the Education of Young Children
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||601 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 14%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||29 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||21:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- West Des Moines Grades: K-8 | 638 students
7075 Ashworth Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 457-7167 4.2 K-8
- Des Moines Grades: NS-8 | 297 students
701 Wall Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3349 6.2 NS-8
- Des Moines Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
1265 E 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 262-8025 6.3 PK-8
- Des Moines Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
4320 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 279-5947 2.5 PK-8
- West Des Moines Grades: NS-8 | 121 students
1119 5th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 255-0220 1 NS-8
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