Sacred Heart School

Private School
1601 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Polk County
(515) 223-1284

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Catholic

Co-Ed Status
Coed



Sacred Heart School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sacred Heart School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 54
2 57
3 56
4 57
5 58
6 56
7 54
8 53
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sacred Heart School is a private elementary school located in West Des Moines, IA and enrolls 499 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Sacred Heart School is the 10th largest private school in Iowa and the 1,338th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,338th out of 18,806
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 10th out of 184
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 174th out of 184
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 11th out of 184

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Sacred Heart School Students by Gender

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 Female 260
(52%)
3,475
(56%)
 Male 239
(48%)
2,777
(44%)

Sacred Heart School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 455
(91%)
4,409
(82%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
368
(7%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
179
(3%)
 Black 7
(1%)
282
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
104
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Sacred Heart School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2007 491
2009 569
2011 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2007 16
2009 14
2011 17

Compare Sacred Heart School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 

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Private KG - 08 499 17:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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