Sacred Heart School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students601 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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