The Lord is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts.

Psalm 28:7

We are proud to be the ninth Lighthouse School and the first Catholic one in Iowa.


Preschool-Grade 8


  • Football Bash
    Read about the contest and purchase tickets online. If you have any questions, call the office at 319-277-6781.
  • Online Parent Volunteer Sign Up
    There are a lot of activities going on at St. Patrick Catholic School, but they cannot happen without volunteers. We need your help! It is the great parents, and their dedication to our school and students that makes St. Patrick unique. Click the link above to see the numerous opportunities to volunteer your time and talent next year. We have something for everyone!
  • Tuition Assistance Round #2
    Confidential applications now being accepted. Please apply by July 11, 2019, to make sure all of your information is in by the July 15 official deadline. Click title for details.
  • Peach Sale
    By popular request, CPTO is once again ordering tree-ripe peaches. Click title for order form.


  • New! Use IA 529 Assets to Pay K-12 Tuition!
    Read how contributions to CollegeSavingsIowa can be used to pay for K-12 tuition. Benefits for your family may include an Iowa state tax deduction and tax-free growth over time.
  • Summer Office Hours
    The school office will be open through June 6 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. The office will be open by appointment only from June 7 until August 7.
  • Now enrolling for fall 2019
    Clover Patch Preschool and St. Patrick K-8 are accepting registrations for the fall. For full consideration for tuition assistance, the deadline for round 1 awards is April 11, 2019.
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Schwarm/Le Family
Megan and Chris Fereday
Carmen and Ben Mason
Becky and Jim Mudd, II
Laura and David Olson
Michelle and Kent Purdy
Susan and Brian Sayer
Janet and Chuck Schupbach
Lori and Mark Shockley