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

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
110Spirit Lake 309
111Williamsburg 307
112Crestwood, Cresco305
113Anamosa 304
114Davis County, Bloomfield303
115Estherville Lincoln Central 302
116Chariton 299
117Iowa Falls-Alden 296
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

2022-23 Sport Classifications

Winter

Basketball

Bowling

Swimming (One Class)

Wrestling

Spring

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track & Field

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.