Iowa Mennonite School

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Iowa Mennonite School
1421 540th St. SW
Kalona, Iowa 52247
School type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Denomination Mennonite
Established 1945
Administrator Dwight Gingerich (Assistant)
Principal Steve Schrag
Teaching staff 17[1]
Grades 9 - 12
Gender Coed
Enrollment 99[1] (2012)
Average class size 30 students[1]

Iowa Mennonite School (IMS) is an independent, Christian high school near Kalona, Iowa, established in 1945.

Student body[edit]

Approximately 60% of the students are Mennonite, although students from any religious background are welcome. In all, there are about 90 students from ninth grade to twelfth grade.[2]


"The purpose of Iowa Mennonite School is to provide a quality high school education that will encourage and enable each student to become a more informed, skilled and compassionate disciple within the body of Christ. In an atmosphere of a caring community of faculty, staff, parents and church, students will be encouraged to follow the teachings and example of Jesus Christ as interpreted in Anabaptist/Mennonite theology."[3]

The school adheres to the Mennonite Confession of Faith,[4] and the teachers at Iowa Mennonite School incorporate Christian perspectives and Mennonite theology into their classrooms.[2]


IMS is a member of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU), and the Southeast Iowa Superconference (SEISC).[5] The sports offered at IMS are baseball, boys basketball, girls basketball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, boys soccer, softball, track, and volleyball.[5] It also has a partnership with Clear Creek Amana Community School District for football[6] and Mid-Prairie Community Schools for girls soccer.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Iowa Mennonite School". Private School 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Information on Local Schools." Iowa City Press Citizen 3 Mar. 2010. 3 Mar. 2010. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
  3. ^ "Iowa Mennonite School." Wordpress. Web. 3 Mar. 2010. .
  4. ^ "Faith Statement"
  5. ^ a b "Athletics"
  6. ^ "Football"
  7. ^ "Girls Soccer"

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Coordinates: 41°32′24″N 91°47′20″W / 41.5400°N 91.7888°W / 41.5400; -91.7888