St Anthony Elementary School

  • St. Anthony School will provide a quality education program to St. Anthony Parish Community where all are expected to learn.
  • That Christ is the reason for this school, the unseen but ever present teacher in its classes, the model of its faculty, the inspiration of its students.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1912
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students381 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade St Anthony Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki or navy pants with polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,900
Tuition NotesTuition is based on family participation in St. Anthony Parish.
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant$30
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Joseph F. Cordaro
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Moines
    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
    3.2 miles
    4320 Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515) 279-5947
    3.2 PK-8
    290
  • Des Moines
    Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
    4.3 miles
    2107 E 33rd St
    Des Moines, IA 50317
    (515) 266-3433
    4.3 PK-8
    250
  • Des Moines
    Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
    4.7 miles
    5810 Carpenter Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    (515) 277-0178
    4.7 PK-8
    309
  • Des Moines
    Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 297 students
    2.9 miles
    701 Wall Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 285-3349
    2.9 NS-8
    297
  • Des Moines
    Des Moines Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 40 students
    2.3 miles
    2317 Watrous Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50321
    (515) 285-7729
    2.3 K-8
    40

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I am sorry I am trying to find a job through this medium. I am from South America, grew up there and went to catholic school there. Spanish is my mother tongue. I am working at King elementary school as a tutor-interpreter in the Spanish language. I give Spanish classes for 21st Century. This will be my 9th year working at the Des Moines Public school. I will like to work at your school teaching Spanish, I am a good teacher even though I have not a degree. My mother and my grandmother were teachers. I was once interviewed at St Anthony and was accepted to work there as a teacher and was ready to start but my car at that time was not adequately ready and missed the opportunity to work with you. I will appreciate if you give me another chance to work at the school. I am leasing a car so not problem about transportation. Thank you very much, Rosa Augusta Rodriguez BCOW (Bilingual Community Oureach Worker) you can reach me at rosasep@hotmail.com
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St. Anthony Catholic School is located just south of the Des Moines down town area. Our school is the only Language (Spanish) Immersion school in the Des Moines area. This wonderful program begins in kindergarten and continues through 8th grade. Give your child a gift of being fluent in two languages by the time they are in fifth grade.
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