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 Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1912
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
381 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
St. Anthony Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki or navy pants with polo shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition 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 Director
Dr. Joseph F. Cordaro
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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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5  
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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