St. Matthew School is a living faith community founded on Christian principles by which we form the total person in Christ.
Complementing the family, our school provides an environment in which the child can grow spiritually, emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually.
St. Matthew School strives to make learning relevant and prepare children to find Christ in our changing world.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Enrollment: 534 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Matthew School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
534 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
St. Matthew School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. Matthew School is a living faith community founded on Christian principles by which we form the total person in Christ.
  • Complementing the family, our school provides an environment in which the child can grow spiritually, emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually.
  • St. Matthew School strives to make learning relevant and prepare children to find Christ in our changing world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Matthew School's ranking?

St. Matthew School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Matthew School?

The application deadline for St. Matthew School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Our family loves St. Matthew School. We have found it to be a friendly, welcoming community where every child is important, valued and cared for. The teachers and staff are a living example of faith, respect and kindness. There is a strong commitment to the academic success of each child while still making it a fun-filled environment for learning and community building.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Enrollment: 534 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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