Private Schools in Ames, Iowa

There are 2 Private Schools in Ames, Iowa, serving a population of 65,005 people in an area of 26 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 32,502 people, and 1 Private School per 12 square miles.

In Iowa, Ames is ranked 105th of 1056 cities in Private Schools per capita, and 103rd of 1056 cities in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Ames Private Schools

Find Ames, Iowa private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.

Ames Christian School 925 South 16th Street Ames, IA

St. Cecilia Elementary School 2900 Hoover Avenue Ames, IA

About Ames Private Schools

Ames Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Ames, IA. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Iowa Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Iowa State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Ames Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Ames private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Ames private school test scores

Ames Private School Statistics

Find Ames Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Ames Private School Enrollment
 AmesStory County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment213288
Kindergarten Enrollment42 (6.7%)45 (4.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)139 (8.1%)282 (7.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)32 (2.0%)119 (3.3%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)81 (5.8%)133 (4.0%)
Ames Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AmesStory County
Less than 9th Grade Education197 (0.7%)405 (0.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)516 (1.7%)1,069 (2.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)3,746 (12.6%)9,002 (17.9%)