Best Iowa Boarding Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 279 students located throughout Iowa.

Top Iowa Boarding Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Iowa Conservatory
Iowa Conservatory Photo
123 N. Linn St.
Iowa City, IA 52333
(319) 804-5943
Grades: 9-12, PG
8-12, PG (day)
| 50 students
Maharishi School
Maharishi School Photo - Maharishi School is a non-sectarian, PS-12, day and boarding school with students from over 30 countries. The School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and programs that expand a student's consciousness. Students start and end each day with yoga and meditation.
(2)
804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-9400
Grades: 9-12
PK-12 (day)
| 184 students
Scattergood Friends School
Scattergood Friends School Photo - Scattergood Friends School offers engaging academics in a holistic learning environment. Offering students an inclusive community with opportunities to learn outdoors, go on adventures and make decisions about their learning. Set on a working organic farm and restored prairie we're celebrating 125 years of college preparatory education with Quaker values for grades 9 - 12, boarding and day.
(Quaker)
(1)
1951 Delta Avenue
West Branch, IA 52358
(319) 519-1856
Grades: 9-12
6-12 (day)
| 45 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many boarding schools are located in Iowa?
There are 3 college-preparatory boarding schools located in Iowa.
What is the average tuition cost of boarding school in Iowa?
The average Iowa boarding school tuition cost is $39,000 per year.
What is the oldest boarding school in Iowa?
Scattergood Friends School, founded in 1890, is the oldest boarding school in Iowa.
What boarding school in Iowa has the lowest acceptance rates?
Maharishi School has the lowest boarding school acceptance rate (70%) in Iowa.
What boarding school in Iowa has the highest average SAT scores?
Maharishi School has the highest average SAT scores (1242) in Iowa.

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