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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 126 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
126 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
St. Patrick School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 126 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $5,777 for elementary schools and $10,695 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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