Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.

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  • Academics

    Dowling Catholic High School has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. With a curriculum designed to engage and challenge students to reach their fullest potential, our goal is to personalize the educational experience of every student.
  • Faith

    Dowling Catholic High School is a community of faith where learning, leadership, and sportsmanship are Christ-centered. The mission at Dowling Catholic is to inspire a love of learning and a respect for fellow human beings in an environment that fosters excellence in academics and spiritual development.
  • Student Life

    Dowling Catholic High School students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities to enrich their high school experience and to positively contribute to the school culture. Extracurricular activities promote learning, development and student engagement.

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  • 1405

    Students
  • 14-1

    student to professional staff ratio
  • 52,658

    hours of service donated by students
  • 60+

    Clubs & extra-curricular activities
  • 24%

    Ethnic Diversity
  • 40%

    receive tuition assistance
  • 695

    students attended a retreat
  • 100%

    graduation rate

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  • Apr
    4

    Evening of Style

    Our 2019 MVP Night of Style will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019! Good food, great friends, and fun fashions are all enjoyed at the Evening of Style! Almost 150 women gather at Sacred Heart Parish to help support the Post Prom. Save the date! 

    Questions, please contact Holly Ackermann at hackermann@dowlingcatholic.org or 515.222.1029.
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Thank you for your interest in Dowling Catholic High School.  With a history dating back more than 100 years, we are committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and families of all faiths. Dowling Catholic offers a faith-based curriculum which fosters excellence in academics, athletics, extra-curricular activities and the arts. Our caring community helps students become their best version.

Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.