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De Sales School

De Sales School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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De Sales School serves students ages 3 through 8th grade. Our preschool program is open to the public for children ages 3 to 5. The educational program at De Sales nurtures each child's natural curiosity. Small class sizes, individualized instruction, progressive curricula, and dedicated teachers prepare our students to assume responsible and productive roles in society. We are committed to the highest quality in education, offering a complete palette of programs and resources for students in preschool and grades kindergarten through eight. We are dedicated to promoting and nurturing the development of each student's unique and individual potential through an education permeated with Christian values and ethics. Student planning and participation in weekly liturgiesDaily prayerSacramental preparationChristian serviceTeachers as spiritual companions guidance and Human Growth & Development classes in a Christian contextGospel values infused in all curricular areasExtended Learning Program includes a resource room for students needing extra support, with Differentiated Instruction in the classrooms to accommodate all learning levelsIn-school guidance counselorTechnology training available to all grade levelsTitle I reading / Reading RecoverySpeech therapyPeriodic free health screeningsAll Keystone AEA servicesAffordable tuition with assistance available to all qualifying familiesShow choirMusicalsClass field tripsShared-time opportunities at South Winneshiek for grades 5-8, including band, art, physical education, and all sportsDe Sales offers a preschool program open to the public for children ages 3 to 5. Two groups of classes are offered:Three-year-olds from 8:30 to 11:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday; andFour- and Pre-K five-year-olds on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Ours is a very personal and family-like environment where all of us take a special lnterest in every child. We are able to do many all-school activities in which older students work with and assist younger students, forming unique and lasting bonds. All the students know each other, and the teachers and staff know all the students. It's a great atmosphere!As a parent, one of your most important decisions is that of choosing the education that will most benefit your child. We are firmly committed to the values of a Catholic education and feel certain of its lifetime benefits. We'd be most happy to have your child become part of our family. You won't be disappointed!



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 122
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 27
Kindergarten 10
1 17
2 9
3 10
4 9
5 14
6 7
7 12
8 7

De Sales 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 De Sales School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 72%
Hispanic/Latino 6%

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