St. Patrick School

Saint Patrick's Catholic School has a long tradition of offering the children of Perry, Iowa a superior education rooted in the teachings of Christ.
Our school has gone through many positive changes throughout the years and we will continue to achieve the high standards set by our predecessors.
Our primary focus in everything we do at Saint Patrick's is to ensure our children meet our high academic standards and to become stewards for Christ.
St. Pat's Home & School Organization is the parent/teacher organization of St. Patrick's school.
Our purpose is to promote open communication, good will, and cooperation among the parents, faculty, administration, school board, and the parish of St. Patrick's.
We also direct and coordinate parental support of St. Patrick's through assistance in activities, social functions and fundraisers.
The mission of the Catholic schools of the Diocese of Des Moines is to provide meaningful educational experiences for children/adolescents in an environment integrated by Gospel values which nurtures faith, community, prayer and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students136 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade St. Patrick School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to St. Patrick School is Woodward Academy (9.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Lutheran School (19.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Woodward
    Woodward Academy
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 261 students
    9.7 miles
    1251 334th St
    Woodward, IA 50276
    (515) 438-3481
    9.7 6-12
  • Dallas Center
    Dallas Center Christian School
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 1-12 | 17 students
    12.2 miles
    23209 Quinlan Ave
    Dallas Center, IA 50063
    (515) 992-3855
    12.2 1-12
  • Boone
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 104 students
    19.3 miles
    712 12th St
    Boone, IA 50036
    (515) 432-6912
    19.3 PK-8
  • Boone
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 166 students
    19.4 miles
    1111 Marshall St
    Boone, IA 50036
    (515) 432-4124
    19.4 PK-8
  • Waukee
    The Goddard School
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    19.6 miles
    80 Ne Carefree Lane
    Waukee, IA 50263
    (515) 297-6555
    19.6 NS-K

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