IHSAA CLASSIFICATIONS

The IHSAA bases its classifications on school enrollment numbers from one year to inform the following school year’s assignments. Enrollment numbers are provided by the Basic Educational Data Survey (BEDS) from the Iowa Department of Education.

The current athletic year’s BEDS enrollments are available to view below in a sortable and searchable format.

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OVERALL BEDS

2021-22 ATHLETIC YEAR based on 2020-21 ENROLLMENTS

Grades 9, 10, 11; Ties in enrollment by last alphabetical to larger class.

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2021-22 BEDS

2021-22 BEDS Overall

Member school enrollment figures from the 2020-21 school year, grades 9-11, to be used for sport classifications in the 2021-22 school year. Ties in enrollment are separated via last alphabetical.
School OrderSchool NameEnrollment
1Valley, West Des Moines2141
2Des Moines, Lincoln1807
3Johnston1727
4Linn-Mar, Marion1666
5Southeast Polk1642
6Des Moines, East1595
7Des Moines, Roosevelt1543
8Ankeny Centennial1395
9Waterloo, West1384
10Prairie, Cedar Rapids1302
11Ankeny1292
12Cedar Falls1285
13Waukee Northwest1260
14Cedar Rapids, Kennedy1248
15Davenport, Central1242
16Sioux City, North1240
17Dubuque, Hempstead1204
18Pleasant Valley1183
19Iowa City, City High1181
20Waukee1171
21Marshalltown1162
22Bettendorf1151
23Sioux City, East1135
24Iowa City, West1113
25Cedar Rapids, Jefferson1112
26Muscatine1111
27Davenport, West1090
28Des Moines, North1088
29Dubuque, Senior1078
30Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines1063
31Ames1054
32Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln1016
33Davenport, North997
34Ottumwa995
35Sioux City, West993
36Urbandale959
37Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson939
38Iowa City, Liberty886
39Cedar Rapids, Washington874
40Fort Dodge823
41Mason City817
42Indianola814
43Waterloo, East813
44Norwalk768
45Des Moines, Hoover755
46North Scott, Eldridge750
47Clinton743
48Burlington725
49Lewis Central717
50Epworth, Western Dubuque717
51Dallas Center-Grimes683
52Newton668
53Storm Lake605
54Denison-Schleswig600
55Spencer560
56Waverly-Shell Rock555
57Pella544
58Clear Creek-Amana523
59Marion522
60Bondurant-Farrar520
61Carlisle511
62Boone491
63LeMars483
64Xavier, Cedar Rapids474
65Oskaloosa469
66Webster City457
67Glenwood446
68Winterset436
69Mount Pleasant433
70Fort Madison431
71Decorah431
72Perry422
73Keokuk422
74Carroll422
75ADM, Adel421
76North Polk, Alleman412
77Gilbert402
78Creston400
79Charles City397
80Fairfield395
81Central DeWitt392
82Solon389
83Knoxville385
84Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City376
85Benton Community375
86Humboldt371
87Maquoketa370
88Grinnell370
89Sergeant Bluff-Luton369
90West Delaware, Manchester365
91Washington364
92Center Point-Urbana364
93Harlan Community363
94MOC-Floyd Valley357
95South Tama County, Tama356
96Ballard354
97Independence353
98Vinton-Shellsburg346
99Nevada345
100Assumption, Davenport342
101Algona335
102Sioux Center328
103Saydel324
104Hampton-Dumont-CAL324
105Mount Vernon322
106Atlantic322
107Iowa Falls-Alden319
108Clarke, Osceola319
109Wahlert, Dubuque316
110Crestwood, Cresco316
111Clear Lake315
112Anamosa309
113Estherville Lincoln Central307
114Davis County, Bloomfield305
115West Liberty298
116Williamsburg293
117Centerville289
118Oelwein288
119Albia288
120Spirit Lake283
121Monticello282
122Chariton278
123Sheldon277
124Waukon265
125Okoboji, Milford263
126New Hampton260
127Forest City255
128Cherokee, Washington253
129Mid-Prairie, Wellman252
130Greene County252
131Clarinda251
132Roland-Story, Story City248
133Union, LaPorte City244
134Des Moines Christian244
135Tipton242
136Southeast Valley, Gowrie242
137Central Lee, Donnellson241
138North Fayette Valley240
139Red Oak239
140West Marshall, State Center238
141OABCIG238
142PCM, Monroe234
143Garner-Hayfield-Ventura230
144Shenandoah229
145Unity Christian, Orange City227
146West Burlington226
147Clarion-Goldfield-Dows226
148Northeast, Goose Lake222
149West Lyon, Inwood221
150Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont221
151Pocahontas Area220
152Camanche220
153Osage218
154Jesup217
155Kuemper Catholic, Carroll215
156Treynor213
157Rock Valley212
158Eagle Grove208
159Western Christian, Hull207
160Columbus Catholic, Waterloo204
161Emmetsburg202
162Interstate 35, Truro201
163Cardinal, Eldon199
164West Central Valley, Stuart197
165Van Meter197
166Underwood197
167Beckman Catholic, Dyersville196
168Sibley-Ocheyedan194
169MVAOCOU194
170Mediapolis194
171East Marshall, LeGrand194
172Louisa-Muscatine190
173Dike-New Hartford190
174Denver190
175Wilton189
176East Sac County189
177South Central Calhoun188
178West Sioux, Hawarden187
179Aplington-Parkersburg187
180Woodward-Granger184
181Belmond-Klemme183
182Sumner-Fredericksburg181
183South Hamilton, Jewell180
184Ridge View180
185Panorama, Panora180
186Manson Northwest Webster180
187Pella Christian179
188Central Springs179
189Central Decatur, Leon179
190Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids178
191MFL MarMac175
192ACGC175
193Van Buren County174
194Central Lyon, Rock Rapids173
195Cascade, Western Dubuque172
196Boyden-Hull172
197Regina, Iowa City171
198South Hardin170
199Postville170
200Durant170
201West Monona, Onawa169
202West Branch169
203Pleasantville169
204Hinton169
205Missouri Valley168
206Grundy Center167
207Colfax-Mingo164
208Alta-Aurelia162
209North Union161
210Hudson161
211Pekin159
212Ogden158
213North Cedar, Stanwood157
214Bellevue157
215Alburnett157
216Wapsie Valley, Fairbank155
217Southwest Valley155
218AHSTW, Avoca155
219Lake Mills154
220IKM-Manning153
221South Winneshiek, Calmar152
222Lawton-Bronson152
223Clayton Ridge, Guttenberg152
224Nodaway Valley151
225Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn150
226West Fork, Sheffield149
227Madrid149
228Logan-Magnolia148
229Earlham147
230Danville147
231Columbus Community, Columbus Junction146
232Starmont144
233Maquoketa Valley, Delhi142
234AGWSR, Ackley142
235Westwood, Sloan139
236Tri-Center, Neola139
237South O'Brien, Paullina139
238BCLUW, Conrad139
239Mount Ayr137
240West Hancock, Britt136
241North Linn, Troy Mills136
242Newell-Fonda136
243Woodbury Central, Moville135
244East Buchanan, Winthrop135
245Sigourney134
246Lisbon134
247North Butler, Greene133
248MMCRU133
249New London132
250Iowa Valley, Marengo132
251Akron-Westfield132
252Newman Catholic, Mason City131
253Sidney130
254Lynnville-Sully130
255Nashua-Plainfield128
256North Mahaska, New Sharon127
257Highland, Riverside127
258Wapello126
259Martensdale-St. Marys126
260East Union, Afton125
261Saint Ansgar124
262Riverside, Oakland122
263Wayne, Corydon121
264Grand View Christian School121
265St. Edmond, Fort Dodge120
266Easton Valley117
267GMG, Garwin116
268Northwood-Kensett115
269English Valleys, North English115
270East Mills115
271B-G-M, Brooklyn114
272Belle Plaine114
273CAM, Anita113
274Midland, Wyoming112
275Southeast Warren, Liberty Center110
276Notre Dame, Burlington110
277WACO, Wayland109
278Edgewood-Colesburg109
279St. Albert, Council Bluffs108
280North Tama, Traer108
281Gladbrook-Reinbeck107
282Gehlen Catholic, LeMars107
283Baxter107
284Woodward Academy106
285Lone Tree106
286Bedford105
287Montezuma104
288Lenox104
289Winfield-Mt. Union103
290George-Little Rock103
291Collins-Maxwell103
292Central, Elkader103
293Kingsley-Pierson102
294Central City100
295Griswold99
296Colo-NESCO98
297Bishop Garrigan, Algona98
298Audubon97
299Dunkerton96
300Calamus-Wheatland96
301Moravia95
302Fremont-Mills, Tabor95
303Woodbine94
304Rockford94
305Springville93
306River Valley, Correctionville93
307Tripoli92
308Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction88
309North Iowa, Buffalo Center86
310Boyer Valley, Dunlap86
311Ankeny Christian Academy86
312Exira Elk Horn-Kimballton83
313West Bend-Mallard82
314Kee, Lansing82
315Graettinger-Terril81
316Coon Rapids-Bayard80
317Harris-Lake Park78
318Melcher-Dallas77
319Janesville75
320Lamoni71
321H-L-V, Victor71
322Twin Cedars, Bussey70
323Riceville67
324West Harrison, Mondamin66
325Meskwaki Settlement School66
326Don Bosco, Gilbertville65
327Glidden-Ralston63
328Clarksville63
329Murray62
330Seymour60
331Tri-County, Thornburg59
332West Central, Maynard58
333Trinity Christian58
334Siouxland Christian57
335Keota55
336Stanton53
337Mormon Trail, Garden Grove52
338Paton-Churdan50
339St. Mary's, Remsen49
340Holy Trinity Catholic, Fort Madison49
341Whiting47
342Essex47
343Maharishi, Fairfield45
344St. Mary's, Storm Lake42
345Ar-We-Va, Westside41
346Prince of Peace Catholic, Clinton40
347Marquette Catholic, Bellevue40
348Waterloo Christian School39
349Moulton-Udell38
350Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf37
351Orient-Macksburg35
352Ruthven-Ayrshire34
353Valley Lutheran, Cedar Falls33
354Hillcrest Academy33
355Diagonal32
356Isaac Newton Christian Academy31
357South Page, College Springs30
358Morning Star Academy, Bettendorf30
359West Academy28
360Cedar Valley Christian25
361Scattergood Friends24
362Heartland Christian23
363North Iowa Christian School18
364Iowa School for the Deaf16
365Ottumwa Christian School12

OVERALL BEDS

2022-23 ATHLETIC YEAR based on 2021-22 ENROLLMENTS

Grades 9, 10, 11; Ties in enrollment by first alphabetical to larger class.

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2022-23 BEDS

School OrderSchool NameEnrollment
1Valley, West Des Moines2271
2Southeast Polk 1801
3Johnston 1752
4Des Moines, Lincoln 1740
5Linn-Mar, Marion1733
6Des Moines, East 1502
7Des Moines, Roosevelt 1480
8Ankeny Centennial 1423
9Northwest, Waukee1372
10Waterloo, West 1348
11Ankeny1337
12Prairie, Cedar Rapids1334
13Cedar Falls1311
14Cedar Rapids, Kennedy 1296
15Pleasant Valley1264
16Waukee 1245
17Dubuque, Hempstead 1237
18Sioux City, North 1230
19Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 1189
20Davenport, Central 1182
21Iowa City, City High1154
22Bettendorf 1150
23Davenport, West 1145
24Marshalltown 1132
25Muscatine 1132
26Sioux City, East 1106
27Iowa City, West 1096
28Dubuque, Senior 1078
29Ottumwa 1071
30Ames1054
31Des Moines, North 1040
32Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln1031
33Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines1030
34Davenport, North 1022
35Sioux City, West 981
36Cedar Rapids, Washington978
37Urbandale 977
38Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 903
39Iowa City, Liberty 861
40Waterloo, East831
41Indianola 825
42Burlington800
43Fort Dodge 799
44North Scott, Eldridge786
45Norwalk 780
46Mason City 761
47Clinton 757
48Dallas Center-Grimes 738
49Epworth, Western Dubuque721
50Des Moines, Hoover 681
51Lewis Central674
52Newton 664
53Waverly-Shell Rock 596
54Denison-Schleswig593
55Bondurant-Farrar 563
56Spencer559
57Pella 558
58Carlisle 556
59Storm Lake 550
60Clear Creek-Amana 544
61LeMars 539
62Marion 530
63Boone 527
64North Polk, Alleman467
65ADM, Adel460
66Webster City 447
67Xavier, Cedar Rapids441
68Oskaloosa 439
69Mount Pleasant 438
70Perry 433
71Keokuk 432
72Decorah 430
73Glenwood 430
74Winterset 424
75Creston 416
76Fort Madison 411
77Central DeWitt407
78Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City404
79Carroll 404
80Ballard 401
81Maquoketa 401
82Gilbert 400
83Charles City 399
84Knoxville 393
85Sergeant Bluff-Luton 393
86Independence375
87Humboldt 374
88West Delaware, Manchester373
89Benton Community372
90Fairfield 372
91Atlantic 366
92Algona364
93Sioux Center 363
94Washington 363
95Center Point-Urbana 360
96MOC-Floyd Valley 360
97Nevada 360
98Harlan Community357
99Solon 349
100Hampton-Dumont-CAL344
101Mount Vernon 342
102Grinnell 340
103South Tama County, Tama337
104Assumption, Davenport336
105Vinton-Shellsburg 334
106Wahlert, Dubuque330
107Saydel 323
108Clarke, Osceola321
109Clear Lake 320
110Iowa Falls-Alden 318
111Spirit Lake 309
112Williamsburg 307
113Crestwood, Cresco305
114Anamosa 304
115Davis County, Bloomfield303
116Estherville Lincoln Central 302
117Chariton 299
118Waukon 286
119Mid-Prairie, Wellman284
120Albia 283
121Greene County 281
122Centerville 278
123New Hampton 272
124West Liberty 271
125Okoboji, Milford270
126Roland-Story, Story City270
127Monticello 269
128PCM268
129Oelwein 266
130Sheldon 262
131Clarinda 260
132Red Oak 258
133Cherokee, Washington 255
134Forest City 254
135Des Moines Christian 252
136Southeast Valley, Gowrie252
137West Marshall, State Center251
138North Fayette Valley 249
139Central Lee, Donnellson247
140OABCIG244
141Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 241
142Shenandoah 240
143Eagle Grove239
144Camanche 237
145West Lyon, Inwood236
146Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 234
147Rock Valley 228
148Unity Christian, Orange City228
149Tipton 227
150Union, LaPorte City227
151Van Meter 227
152Osage 226
153West Burlington 226
154Northeast, Goose Lake225
155Kuemper Catholic, Carroll221
156Jesup 220
157MVAOCOU219
158Western Christian, Hull213
159Mediapolis 210
160Cardinal, Eldon209
161Emmetsburg 208
162Pocahontas Area 207
163Wilton 204
164Sumner-Fredericksburg202
165Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 200
166Interstate 35, Truro200
167Pella Christian200
168West Sioux, Hawarden199
169East Sac County 198
170Beckman Catholic, Dyersville196
171West Central Valley, Stuart196
172Aplington-Parkersburg 195
173Treynor 195
174Denver 192
175Dike-New Hartford 192
176Columbus Catholic, Waterloo190
177Louisa-Muscatine190
178Van Buren County 190
179Underwood 188
180Cascade, Western Dubuque187
181Central Decatur, Leon187
182MFL MarMac187
183East Marshall, LeGrand186
184Manson Northwest Webster 186
185South Central Calhoun 186
186Central Lyon, Rock Rapids184
187Hinton184
188Ridge View 183
189Sibley-Ocheyedan 183
190Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids183
191Hudson 180
192Belmond-Klemme 179
193Missouri Valley 178
194South Hardin178
195Woodward-Granger 178
196Colfax-Mingo 177
197Ogden172
198Pleasantville 172
199West Branch 172
200Durant 171
201Grundy Center 169
202AHSTW, Avoca168
203Alburnett 168
204Panorama, Panora168
205Postville168
206Lake Mills 167
207Boyden-Hull 166
208Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 164
209Southwest Valley164
210ACGC163
211Central Springs 163
212South Winneshiek, Calmar162
213Alta-Aurelia 161
214North Union 159
215Madrid 158
216Bellevue 157
217IKM-Manning 157
218Lawton-Bronson 157
219Wapsie Valley, Fairbank157
220Regina, Iowa City156
221MMCRU155
222South Hamilton, Jewell155
223Lisbon154
224West Monona, Onawa153
225Danville 152
226Mount Ayr152
227Columbus Community, Columbus Junction150
228Akron-Westfield148
229Grand View Christian School148
230Pekin 148
231Clayton Ridge, Guttenberg147
232East Buchanan, Winthrop147
233Starmont 147
234West Fork, Sheffield147
235AGWSR, Ackley146
236Nodaway Valley 146
237North Mahaska, New Sharon146
238Westwood, Sloan146
239Newman Catholic, Mason City144
240North Butler, Greene144
241North Cedar, Stanwood144
242Tri-Center, Neola143
243Maquoketa Valley, Delhi141
244Riverside, Oakland140
245Logan-Magnolia139
246South O'Brien, Paullina139
247Wapello139
248Woodbury Central, Moville135
249Earlham 134
250BCLUW, Conrad133
251Highland, Riverside130
252Martensdale-St Marys 130
253Southeast Warren, Liberty Center130
254Midland, Wyoming129
255Newell-Fonda 129
256Sidney 129
257Nashua-Plainfield 127
258New London 126
259Saint Ansgar 124
260Sigourney124
261Lynnville-Sully 123
262West Hancock, Britt123
263Baxter 122
264B-G-M, Brooklyn122
265St. Edmond, Fort Dodge122
266Iowa Valley, Marengo121
267North Linn, Troy Mills121
268St. Albert, Council Bluffs121
269Wayne, Corydon121
270WACO, Wayland120
271CAM, Anita119
272East Mills119
273GMG, Garwin117
274Northwood-Kensett115
275East Union, Afton114
276Gladbrook-Reinbeck 114
277Montezuma 113
278Easton Valley 112
279Gehlen Catholic, LeMars112
280Central, Elkader108
281Kingsley-Pierson 107
282Lenox 107
283Moravia 107
284Central City 106
285Audubon 105
286Fremont-Mills, Tabor105
287Bedford 104
288Edgewood-Colesburg 103
289North Tama, Traer103
290Calamus-Wheatland102
291George-Little Rock 102
292Lone Tree 101
293Boyer Valley, Dunlap100
294Bishop Garrigan, Algona99
295Dunkerton99
296Griswold 99
297Belle Plaine98
298Notre Dame, Burlington97
299Winfield-Mt. Union96
300Colo-NESCO 95
301Rockford 95
302Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction95
303West Bend-Mallard 95
304Woodbine 95
305English Valleys, North English 94
306Collins-Maxwell 93
307Springville 92
308Exira Elk Horn-Kimballton 89
309North Iowa, Buffalo Center89
310Woodward Academy88
311Tripoli87
312Ankeny Christian Academy86
313Janesville 86
314Twin Cedars, Bussey83
315Coon Rapids-Bayard 81
316Riceville80
317Harris-Lake Park 79
318Graettinger-Terril78
319River Valley, Correctionville78
320Lamoni 74
321Melcher-Dallas 73
322Siouxland Christian73
323Kee, Lansing72
324Keota 71
325Clarksville 68
326Don Bosco, Gilbertville68
327Stanton66
328West Central, Maynard66
329H-L-V, Victor65
330Murray 64
331Trinity Christian64
332Glidden-Ralston61
333Seymour 60
334West Harrison, Mondamin60
335Tri-County, Thornburg56
336Essex 52
337St. Mary's, Remsen52
338Whiting 51
339Mormon Trail, Garden Grove50
340Holy Trinity Catholic, Fort Madison49
341St. Mary's, Storm Lake45
342Meskwaki Settlement School43
343Hillcrest Academy42
344Marquette Catholic, Bellevue41
345Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf41
346Valley Lutheran, Cedar Falls41
347Prince of Peace Catholic, Clinton40
348Ar-We-Va, Westside39
349Paton-Churdan 38
350Diagonal 36
351Moulton-Udell 36
352Ruthven-Ayrshire 36
353Heartland Christian 34
354Waterloo Christian School34
355South Page, College Springs32
356Orient-Macksburg 31
357Isaac Newton Christian Academy29
358Morning Star Academy, Bettendorf29
359Maharishi, Fairfield28
360Cedar Valley Christian 26
361Iowa School for the Deaf26
362North Iowa Christian School23
363Scattergood Friends 20
364Ottumwa Christian School11

2021-22 Sport Classifications

Winter

Basketball

Bowling

Swimming (One Class)

Wrestling

Summer

Baseball

Sport Classification Breakdowns

Baseball: Four classes.

Basketball: Four classes.

Bowling: Three classes.

Cross Country: Four classes.

Football: Seven classes starting 2021.

Golf: Four classes. One class in fall, three classes in spring.

Soccer: Three classes.

Swimming: One class.

Tennis: Two classes.

Track & Field: Four classes.

Wrestling: Three classes.