CLASSIFICATIONS: BASKETBALL

School enrollment numbers from each year inform the following school year’s classifications for IHSAA sanctioned sports. Enrollment numbers are provided by the Basic Educational Data Survey (BEDS) from the Iowa Department of Education. Whole grade and cooperative sharing agreements listed as available. To view other sports or overall BEDS numbers, view the Classifications page.

 

Sport Breakdown

Basketball: Four classes.

4A: Largest 48 schools.

3A: Next largest 64 schools.

2A: Next largest 96 schools.

1A: Remaining schools.

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BASKETBALL

2023-24 CLASSIFICATIONS

Latest update: Dec. 12, 2023

#SchoolClassEnrollmentSharing Agreement
1Valley, W.D.M.4A2272
2Southeast Polk4A1797
3Des Moines, Lincoln4A1785
4Johnston4A1749
5Linn-Mar, Marion4A1713
6Des Moines, East4A1549
7Waukee Northwest4A1502
8Ankeny Centennial4A1485
9Des Moines, Roosevelt4A1458
10Cedar Falls4A1349Valley Lutheran, Cedar Falls (29)
11Ankeny4A1343
12Waterloo, West4A1325
13Waukee4A1318
14Prairie, Cedar Rapids4A1301
15Cedar Rapids, Kennedy4A1296
16Pleasant Valley4A1268
17Sioux City, North4A1251
18Iowa City, City High4A1244
19Cedar Rapids, Jefferson4A1203
20Marshalltown4A1196
21Dubuque, Hempstead4A1177
22Muscatine4A1161
23Iowa City, West4A1159
24Davenport, Central4A1150
25Sioux City, East4A1149
26Bettendorf4A1103
27Ottumwa4A1131
28Davenport, West4A1096
29Dubuque Senior4A1090
30Ames4A1088
31Des Moines, North4A1073
32Davenport, North4A1056
33Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln4A1040
34Urbandale4A1016
35Dowling Catholic , WDM4A995
36Cedar Rapids, Washington4A962
37Sioux City, West4A956
38Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson4A904
39Iowa City, Liberty4A897
40Waterloo, East4A855
41Indianola4A852
42Fort Dodge4A813
43Burlington4A813
44Mason City4A803
45North Scott, Eldridge4A783
46Norwalk4A767
47Clinton4A762
48Dallas Center-Grimes4A744
49Lewis Central3A722
50Des Moines, Hoover3A713
51Epworth, Western Dubuque3A691
52Newton3A681
53Denison-Schleswig3A597
54Waverly-Shell Rock3A594
55Bondurant-Farrar3A590
56Pella3A578
57Clear Creek-Amana3A565
58Storm Lake3A562
59Carlisle3A562
60Boone3A545
61Marion3A539
62LeMars3A535
63Spencer3A522
64ADM, Adel3A518
65North Polk, Alleman3A495
66Xavier, Cedar Rapids3A469Isaac Newton Christian Academy (20)
67Keokuk3A456
68Oskaloosa3A454
69Glenwood3A447
70Perry3A444
71Mount Pleasant3A444
72Decorah3A428
73Webster City3A424
74Winterset3A423
75Fort Madison3A419
76Maquoketa3A410
77Carroll3A409
78Central DeWitt3A407
79Sergeant Bluff-Luton3A403
80Ballard3A403
81Gilbert3A400
82Charles City3A399
83Creston3A397
84Humboldt3A384
85Knoxville3A379
86Sioux Center3A377
87Bishop Heelan, Sioux City3A376
88Nevada3A374
89Benton Community3A372
90MOC-Floyd Valley3A371
91Solon3A369
92Independence3A369
93Harlan Community3A369
94Atlantic3A365
95West Delaware, Manchester3A364
96Hampton-Dumont-CAL3A360
97Algona3A359
98South Tama County, Tama3A358
99Clear Lake3A356
100Grinnell3A354
101Washington3A353
102Center Point-Urbana3A352
103Mount Vernon3A350
104Clarke, Osceola3A344
105Fairfield3A340
106Wahlert Catholic, Dubuque3A337
107Saydel3A329
108Assumption, Davenport3A320
109Davis County, Bloomfield3A311
110Williamsburg3A310
111Vinton-Shellsburg3A308
112Chariton3A307
113Anamosa2A304
114Centerville2A300
115Waukon2A293
116Greene County2A292
117Albia2A291
118Spirit Lake2A288
119Iowa Falls-Alden2A288
120Okoboji, Milford2A286
121Estherville- Lincoln Central2A286
122Crestwood, Cresco2A285
123West Liberty2A275
124PCM, Monroe2A274
125Mid-Prairie Wellman2A270
126Clarion-Goldfield-Dows2A270
127Clarinda2A268
128Des Moines Christian2A266
129Southeast Valley, Gowrie2A264
130Cherokee, Washington2A263
131Roland-Story, Story City2A259
132Oelwein2A259
133Monticello2A257
134Union, LaPorte City2A251
135Sheldon2A250
136Central Lee, Donnellson2A248
137New Hampton2A246
138Forest City2A246
139Red Oak2A244
140North Fayette Valley2A243
141West Marshall, State Center2A241
142Mediapolis2A240
143Eagle Grove2A237
144Tipton2A235
145West Lyon, Inwood2A232
146OABCIG2A232
147Garner- Hayfield/Ventura2A232
148Unity Christian, Orange City2A228
149Camanche2A228
150Van Meter2A227
151Osage2A225
152Western Christian, Hull2A224
153Northeast, Goose Lake2A224
154Rock Valley2A223
155Kuemper Catholic, Carroll2A222
156MVAOCOU2A216
157Jesup2A216
158Shenandoah2A214
159Pocahontas Area2A214
160Interstate-35, Truro2A214
161Dike-New Hartford2A210
162West Burlington2A208
163Cardinal, Eldon2A208
164MFL- MarMac2A206
165Sumner-Fredericksburg2A205
166Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont2A205
167Woodward-Granger2A204
168Wilton2A204
169East Sac County2A203
170West Central Valley,Stuart2A201
171Denver2A200
172Alburnett2A198
173West Sioux, Hawarden2A197
174Postville2A196
175Pella Christian2A195
176Aplington-Parkersburg2A194
177Hudson2A193
178Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids2A192
179Ridge View2A192
180Underwood2A191
181East Marshall, LeGrand2A191
182Colfax-Mingo2A188
183South Hardin2A187
184Manson, Northwest Webster2A187
185Grundy Center2A187
186Ogden2A186
187Treynor2A185
188Pleasantville2A185
189Central Decatur, Leon2A185
190Van Buren County2A184
191Hinton2A183
192Emmetsburg2A183
193Cascade Western, Dubuque2A183
194Columbus Catholic, Waterloo2A181
195West Branch2A180
196Missouri Valley2A180
197Durant2A178
198Central Springs2A178
199Central Lyon, Rock Rapids2A177
200Lawton-Bronson2A176
201Beckman Catholic, Dyersville2A176
202Regina, Iowa City2A175
203South Central Calhoun2A173
204Louisa-Muscatine2A172
205Kingsley-Pierson2A172River Valley, Correctionville (72)
206AHSTW, Avoca2A171
207South Hamilton, Jewell2A170
208Belmond-Klemme2A170
209Grand View Christian School2A162
210Sibley-Ocheyedan1A168
211Westwood, Sloan1A167
212Bellevue1A166
213Panorama, Panora1A165
214Tri-Center, Neola1A164
215Southwest Valley1A163
216Lisbon1A161
217ACGC1A161
218West Monona, Onawa1A160
219Wapsie Valley, Fairbank1A160
220Lake Mills1A160
221South Winneshiek, Calmar1A159
222Madrid1A159
223Columbus Community, Columbus Junction1A157
224Alta-Aurelia1A156
225Nodaway Valley1A155
226West Fork, Sheffield1A154
227MMCRU1A154
228Logan-Magnolia1A154
229North Union1A153
230Maquoketa Valley, Delhi1A152
231Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn1A151
232North Mahaska, New Sharon1A150
233Akron-Westfield1A150
234Boyden-Hull1A148
235Starmont1A146
236Wapello1A145
237Newman Catholic, Mason City1A144
238IKM-Manning1A144
239Earlham1A144
240Danville1A144
241Pekin1A143
242North Cedar, Stanwood1A143
243North Butler, Greene1A143
244Mount Ayr1A143
245Martensdale-St Marys1A142
246East Buchanan, Winthrop1A142
247Clayton Ridge, Guttenberg1A141
248AGWSR, Ackley1A140
249Riverside, Oakland1A139
250Bedford1A139South Page, College Springs (28)
251BCLUW, Conrad1A139
252Nashua-Plainfield1A138
253Midland, Wyoming1A138
254Wayne, Corydon1A136
255Woodbury Central, Moville1A135
256B-G-M, Brooklyn1A135
257Saint Ansgar1A134
258Sigourney1A133
259Highland, Riverside1A133
260South O'Brien, Paullina1A129
261Northwood-Kensett1A128
262Southeast Warren, Liberty Center1A126
263North Linn, Troy Mills1A125
264St. Albert, Council Bluffs1A123
265West Hancock, Britt1A120
266New London1A120
267Graettinger-Terril1A120Ruthven-Ayrshire (45)
268Lynnville-Sully1A117
269St. Edmond, Fort Dodge1A115
270Iowa Valley, Marengo1A115
271Gehlen Catholic, LeMars1A115
272Fremont-Mills Tabor1A114
273East Union, Afton1A114
274Montezuma1A112
275Lenox1A112
276Baxter1A112
277Central, Elkader1A111
278Rockford1A110
279Newell-Fonda1A110
280Audubon1A110
281GMG, Garwin1A109
282East Mills1A109
283Calamus-Wheatland1A109
284Woodbine1A108
285Moravia1A108
286Easton Valley1A108
287CAM, Anita1A108
288WACO, Wayland1A106
289Gladbrook-Reinbeck1A106
290Central City1A104
291Lone Tree1A103
292Sidney1A101
293Dunkerton1A101
294Edgewood-Colesburg1A100
295Boyer Valley, Dunlap1A100
296Notre Dame, Burlington1A97
297English Valleys, North English1A97
298Griswold1A96
299Ankeny Christian Academy1A96
300Colo-NESCO1A95
301Springville1A94
302North Tama, Traer1A94
303Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction1A93
304Coon Rapids-Bayard1A93
305Collins-Maxwell1A93
306Woodward Academy1A92
307Janesville1A92
308Bishop Garrigan, Algona1A92
309West Bend-Mallard1A91
310North Iowa, Buffalo Center1A90
311Exira-EHK1A90
312George-Little Rock1A87
313Winfield-Mt. Union1A86
314Riceville1A86
315Twin Cedars, Bussey1A84
316Belle Plaine1A83
317Tripoli1A81
318Glidden-Ralston1A76
319Clarksville1A76
320Melcher-Dallas1A75
321Siouxland Christian1A74
322Kee Lansing1A74
323West Harrison, Mondamin1A72
324H-L-V Victor1A72
325Lamoni1A71
326Harris-Lake Park1A70
327Don Bosco, Gilbertville1A69
328Keota1A65
329Stanton1A61
330West Central, Maynard1A60
331Trinity Christian1A56
332Murray1A56
333Waterloo Christian School1A52
334Ar-We-Va Westside1A51Unity Ridge Lutheran School (4)
335Seymour1A50
336Marquette Catholic, Bellevue1A48
337Holy Trinity Catholic, Fort Madison1A47
338Tri-County, Thornburg1A46
339Mormon Trail, Garden Grove1A45
340St. Mary's, Storm Lake1A44
341St. Mary's, Remsen1A44
342Hillcrest Academy1A44
343Essex1A43
344Prince of Peace Catholic, Clinton1A38
345Meskwaki Settlement School1A38
346Moulton-Udell1A36
347Cedar Valley Christian1A36
348Whiting1A35
349Paton-Churdan1A35
350Morning Star Academy1A35
351Hamburg 1A34
352Heartland Christian1A32
353Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf1A27