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Spalding Catholic Schools Photo #1 - Spalding Catholic School is a Prek-6th grade school, located in northwest Iowa.
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Spalding Catholic Schools Photo #1 - Spalding Catholic School is a Prek-6th grade school, located in northwest Iowa.
Our school has a tradition of excellence with founding of individual parish schools in Alton, Granville and Hospers, Iowa. Through the last 100 years, our school has changed and grown with the times, and currently we are a PreK-6 school located in Alton, Iowa.
Our students come from surrounding areas, including Orange City, Alton, Hospers and Granville.
We have strong traditions in technology. Our seasoned staff offers individualized attention, and with the family atmosphere, our children grow and thrive in a caring environment.
We prepare students for the future with service learning, foreign language exposure (Spanish) in grades K-6, and a project learning focus. We are known for our faith, science education and consistently high assessment results.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 54 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1962

Student Body

Total Students
54 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade
Spalding Catholic Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades K-6 tuition is $3000.
% on Financial Aid
70%
Admissions Director
Dan Goebel

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Band available through school partnership

School Notes

  • Center in Alton (grades PreK-6).
  • Our own busing system for both rural and city routes.
  • Specials courses taught by certified teachers in PE, Art, and Music.
  • Project based learning and STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art and Math) focus infused in the curriculum.
  • Values based education taught and other-focused outcomes expected. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 54 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,614 for elementary schools and $9,202 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).

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