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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Des Moines
    Grades: K-8 | 638 students
    4.2 miles
    7075 Ashworth Rd
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 457-7167
    4.2 K-8
    638
  • Des Moines
    Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 297 students
    6.2 miles
    701 Wall Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 285-3349
    6.2 NS-8
    297
  • Des Moines
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
    6.3 miles
    1265 E 9th St
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    (515) 262-8025
    6.3 PK-8
    246
  • Des Moines
    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
    2.5 miles
    4320 Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515) 279-5947
    2.5 PK-8
    290
  • West Des Moines
    AlRazi Academy
    AlRazi Academy Photo - Early Childhood : Preschool and Child Care
    (Islamic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 121 students
    1 miles
    1119 5th St
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 255-0220
    1 NS-8
    121

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $3,670 for elementary schools and $9,203 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).