Largest Iowa Private Schools

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  • The average private school in Iowa has approximately 196 students (2020-21).
  • The largest private school in Iowa is Dowling Catholic High School with 1,428 students.
  • The private schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Largest Iowa Private Schools (2020-21)

  • School # Students Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Dowling Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,428
    Grades: 9-121400 Buffalo Rd
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 225-3000

  • Rank: #22.
    Kuemper Catholic School System
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 1,162
    Grades: PK-12116 S East Street
    Carroll, IA 51401
    (712) 792-3313

  • Rank: #33.
    Des Moines Christian School
    Des Moines Christian School Photo
    (Christian)
    Students: 1,017
    Grades: PK-1213007 Douglas Pkwy
    Urbandale, IA 50323
    (515) 334-2240

  • Rank: #44.
    Regina Catholic Education Center
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 934
    Grades: PK-122150 Rochester Ave
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 338-5436

  • Rank: #55.
    Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 861
    Grades: PK-123231 W 9th St
    Waterloo, IA 50702
    (319) 232-1422

  • Rank: #66.
    Saint Albert Catholic Schools
    Saint Albert Catholic Schools Photo - With the addition of the state-of-the-art childcare center and elementary school, Saint Albert's elite learning, faith-filled environment is unmatched in Southwest Iowa.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 754
    Grades: NS-12400 Gleason Ave
    Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (712) 328-2316

  • Rank: #77.
    Xavier High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 688
    Grades: 9-126300 42nd Street Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
    (319) 294-6635

  • Rank: #88.
    St Edmond Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 648
    Grades: PK-122321 6th Avenue North
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 576-5182

  • Rank: #99.
    St Francis Of Assisi School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 638
    Grades: K-87075 Ashworth Rd
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 457-7167

  • Rank: #1010.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 601
    Grades: PK-81601 Grand Ave
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 223-1284

  • Rank: #1111.
    Newman Catholic School
    Newman Catholic School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 585
    Grades: K-122445 19th St Sw
    Mason City, IA 50401
    (641) 423-6939

  • Rank: #1212.
    Sioux Center Christian School
    (Calvinist)
    Students: 551
    Grades: K-8630 1st Ave Se
    Sioux Center, IA 51250
    (712) 722-0777

  • Rank: #1313.
    Bishop Heelan Catholic High School
    Bishop Heelan Catholic High School Photo - Our students take great PRIDE in all of the school activities
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 541
    Grades: 9-121021 Douglas St
    Sioux City, IA 51105
    (712) 252-0573

  • Rank: #1414.
    St Matthew School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 534
    Grades: NS-52244 1st Ave Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (319) 362-3021

  • Rank: #1515.
    Pella Christian Grade School
    (Christian)
    Students: 529
    Grades: PK-8216 Liberty Street
    Pella, IA 50219
    (641) 628-2414

  • Rank: #1616.
    Wahlert Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 521
    Grades: 9-122005 Kane St
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    (563) 583-9771

  • Rank: #1717.
    Regina Catholic Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 516
    Grades: PK-62120 Rochester Avenue
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 337-5739

  • Rank: #1818.
    Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 498
    Grades: 9-121021 Douglas St
    Sioux City, IA 51105
    (712) 252-1350

  • Rank: #1919.
    St Paul The Apostle Catholic School
    St Paul The Apostle Catholic School Photo - STREAM is an expansion of STEM. It is an acronym for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, the Arts and Math. As Catholic schools, our mission is to educate the whole child; therefore, STREAM education has taken the principles of STEM infused religion across all subjects and added the arts to provide students the creative thinking skills necessary to communicate.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 495
    Grades: PK-81007 E Rusholme Street
    Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 322-2923

  • Rank: #2020.
    Bishop Garrigan High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 473
    Grades: PK-121224 N Mccoy St
    Algona, IA 50511
    (515) 295-3521

  • Rank: #2121.
    Gehlen Catholic Schools
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 464
    Grades: PK-12709 Plymouth St Ne
    Le Mars, IA 51031
    (712) 546-4181

  • Rank: #2222.
    Holy Trinity
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 463
    Grades: PK-82922 Beaver Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515) 255-3162

  • Rank: #2323.
    John F Kennedy Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 458
    Grades: PK-81627 W 42nd St
    Davenport, IA 52806
    (563) 391-3030

  • Rank: #2424.
    Holy Family-st Jude Center-lasalle Center
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 451
    Grades: PK-83700 1st Ave Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 390-6512

  • Rank: #2525.
    All Saints Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 447
    Grades: PK-81926 N Marquette St
    Davenport, IA 52804
    (563) 324-3205

  • Rank: #2626.
    Beckman Catholic Jr-sr High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 444
    Grades: 7-121325 9th St Se
    Dyersville, IA 52040
    (563) 875-7188

  • Rank: #2727.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Students: 442
    Grades: PK-81122 W Central Park Ave
    Davenport, IA 52804
    (563) 322-5224

  • Rank: #2828.
    Assumption High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 437
    Grades: 8-121020 W Central Park Ave
    Davenport, IA 52804
    (563) 326-5313

  • Rank: #2929.
    Burlington Notre Dame
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 403
    Grades: K-12700 S Roosevelt Ave
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 754-8431

  • Rank: #3030.
    St Anthony Elementary School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 381
    Grades: PK-816 Columbus Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 243-1874

  • Rank: #3131.
    Ankeny Christian Academy
    Ankeny Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Students: 368
    Grades: PK-121604 West 1st St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-8114

  • Rank: #3232.
    St Pius X Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 367
    Grades: PK-54901 Council St Ne
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    (319) 393-4507

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    St Francis Xavier Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 363
    Grades: PK-6203 2nd St Sw
    Dyersville, IA 52040
    (563) 875-7376

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    St Pius X School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 363
    Grades: PK-83601 66th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322
    (515) 276-1061

  • Rank: #3535.
    Sacred Heart School
    Sacred Heart School Photo - Sacred Heart offers kindergarten through the eighth grade
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 362
    Grades: PK-85010 Military Rd
    Sioux City, IA 51103
    (712) 233-1624

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