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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Sacred Heart School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
601 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is Sacred Heart School's ranking?

Sacred Heart School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Sacred Heart School?

The application deadline for Sacred Heart School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Polk County, IA is $3,454 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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