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Christ the King School

Christ the King School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Christ the King School is a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, Catholic educational facility with more than 200 students. We are located on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa, an expanding part of the city. Children Christ the King School holds a distinctive place among educational institutions in the Des Moines area by providing high-quality, affordable Catholic education for 50 years. Catholic schools have open enrollment policies and are viable options for both Catholic and non-Catholic children of all races, color and ethnic origins. Christ the King School provides its students with the best possible education within the context of our Catholic faith. We place at the heart of our educational process the person of Jesus Christ as we lead, teach and love by his example. At the core of Christ the King School is a commitment to care for each childs soul by blending Catholic values and discipline into a quality academic education. Fully accredited by the State of Iowa, our school follows an educational curriculum approved by the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines. Significant effort is directed toward reading and writing competency, math proficiency, and other areas of scholastic achievement. A full complement and variety of extracurricular and athletic activities also are offered. We believe in a partnership of parents, students and teachers working together to maintain a learning environment that is safe, orderly and nurturing. We are committed to family involvement as an important element of every students academic, social and religious development.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 247
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 40
Kindergarten 27
1 30
2 26
3 23
4 21
5 23
6 10
7 22
8 25

Christ the King School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Christ the King School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 43% Male / 57% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 51%
Multi-racial 7%
Hispanic/Latino 22%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%

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