CLASSIFICATIONS: CROSS COUNTRY

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

Cross Country: Four classes.

4A: Largest 48 schools.

3A: Next largest 64 schools.

2A: Next largest 72 schools.

1A: Remaining schools.

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CROSS COUNTRY

2023 CLASSIFICATIONS

Latest update: August 11, 2023

*Classifications will be finalized on Friday, August 11, 2023 at 5:00pm. No new cooperative agreements will be accepted, nor will any existing coop agreements be allowed to dissolve after this date.

TEAM NAMEENROLLMENTCLASSCO-OPING SCHOOLS
Valley, West Des Moines22724A
Southeast Polk 17974A
Des Moines, Lincoln 17854A
Johnston 17494A
Linn-Mar, Marion17134A
Des Moines, East 15494A
Waukee, Northwest15024A
Ankeny Centennial 14854A
Des Moines, Roosevelt 14584A
Iowa City, City High14244AWest Branch
Ankeny13434A
Waterloo, West13254A
Cedar Falls 13204A
Waukee 13184A
Prairie, Cedar Rapids13014A
Cedar Rapids, Kennedy 12964A
Pleasant Valley12684A
Sioux City, North 12514A
Cedar Rapids, Jefferson12034A
Marshalltown 11964A
Dubuque, Hempstead 11774A
Bettendorf 11384AMorning Star Academy, Bettendorf
Muscatine 11614A
Iowa City, West 11594A
Davenport, Central 11504A
Sioux City, East 11494A
Ottumwa11314A
Davenport, West 10964A
Dubuque, Senior 10904A
Ames 10884A
Des Moines, North 10734A
Davenport, North 10564A
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 10404A
Urbandale 10164A
Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines9954A
Cedar Rapids, Washington 9624A
Sioux City, West 9564A
Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 9044A
Iowa City, Liberty8974A
Waterloo, East 8554A
Indianola 8524A
Fort Dodge8134A
Burlington 8134A
Mason City8034A
North Scott, Eldridge7834A
Norwalk 7674A
Clinton7624A
Dallas Center-Grimes 7444A
Lewis Central 7223A
Des Moines, Hoover 7133A
Epworth, Western Dubuque 6913A
Newton 6813A
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll6313ACarroll
Storm Lake 6063ASt. Mary's, Storm Lake
Denison-Schleswig5973A
Waverly-Shell Rock 5943A
Bondurant-Farrar 5903A
Pella 5783A
Clear Creek Amana5653A
Carlisle 5623A
Boone 5453A
Marion 5393A
Le Mars 5353A
Spencer 5223A
ADM, Adel5183A
Mount Vernon-Lisbon5113ALisbon
North Polk, Alleman4953A
Xavier, Cedar Rapids4693AIsaac Newton Christian Academy
Keokuk4563A
Oskaloosa 4543A
Glenwood 4473A
Perry 4443A
Mount Pleasant 4443A
BK-CGD4403AClarion-Goldfield-Dows
Iowa Falls - Alden/AGWSR4283AAGWSR, Ackley
Decorah 4283A
Webster City 4243A
Winterset 4233A
Fort Madison 4193A
Maquoketa 4103A
Central DeWitt 4073A
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 4033A
Ballard 4033A
Gilbert 4003A
Charles City 3993A
Creston 3973A
Humboldt 3843A
Knoxville3793A
Sioux Center 3773A
Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City3763A
Nevada 3743A
Benton Community 3723A
MOC-Floyd Valley 3713A
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley3713ARock Valley
Solon 3693A
Independence 3693A
Harlan Community3693A
Atlantic 3653A
West Delaware, Manchester3643A
Hampton-Dumont -CAL3603A
Algona 3593A
South Tama County, Tama3583A
Clear Lake 3563A
Grinnell 3543A
Washington 3533A
Center Point-Urbana 3523A
Clarke, Osceola3443A
Fairfield 3403A
Wahlert, Dubuque3373A
Saydel 3293A
Greene County 3273APaton-Churdan
Assumption, Davenport3203A
Davis County, Bloomfield3112A
Williamsburg3102A
Vinton-Shellsburg3082A
Chariton 3072A
Notre Dame / West Burlington3052AWest Burlington
Anamosa 3042A
Centerville 3002A
Waukon 2932A
Albia 2912A
Spirit Lake 2882A
Okoboji2862A
Estherville Lincoln Central 2862A
Crestwood, Cresco2852A
West Liberty 2752A
PCM 2742A
Mid-Prairie, Wellman2702A
Clarinda 2682A
Des Moines Christian 2662A
Southeast Valley, Gowrie2642A
George-Little Rock/Central Lyon 2642ACentral Lyon
Cherokee, Washington2632A
Roland-Story, Story City2592A
Oelwein 2592A
Monticello2572A
Union, LaPorte City2512A
Sheldon 2502A
South Central Calhoun2492AGlidden-Ralston
Central Lee, Donnellson2482A
New Hampton2462A
Forest City 2462A
Red Oak 2442A
North Fayette Valley2432A
West Marshall, State Center2412A
Mediapolis 2402A
Eagle Grove 2372A
WC-KP2352AKingsley-Pierson
Tipton 2352A
West Lyon, Inwood2322A
OABCIG2322A
Garner-Hayfield-Ventura2322A
Unity Christian, Orange City2282A
Camanche 2282A
Van Meter 2272A
Osage 2252A
Western Christian, Hull2242A
Northeast, Goose Lake2242A
MVAOCOU2162A
Jesup 2162A
Shenandoah 2142A
Pocahontas Area 2142A
Interstate 35, Truro2142A
Dike-New Hartford 2102A
Cardinal, Eldon2082A
Starmont 2062AWest Central, Maynard
MFL MarMac 2062A
Sumner-Fredericksburg 2052A
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont2052A
Woodward-Granger 2042A
Wilton 2042A
East Sac County2032A
West Central Valley, Stuart2012A
Denver 2002A
Alburnett 1982A
West Sioux, Hawarden1972A
Postville1962A
Pella Christian 1952A
Aplington-Parkersburg 1942A
Hudson 1932A
Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids1922A
Ridge View 1922A
Underwood 1912A
East Marshall, LeGrand1912A
Colfax-Mingo 1881A
Grundy Center 1871A
Manson Northwest Webster 1871A
South Hardin1871A
Ogden 1861A
Central Decatur, Leon1851A
Pleasantville 1851A
Treynor 1851A
Van Buren County1841A
Cascade, Western Dubuque1831A
Emmetsburg 1831A
Hinton 1831A
Columbus Catholic, Waterloo1811A
Missouri Valley 1801A
Central Springs 1781A
Durant 1781A
Beckman Catholic, Dyersville1761A
Lawton-Bronson 1761A
Regina, Iowa City1751A
Louisa-Muscatine1721A
AHSTW, Avoca1711A
South Hamilton, Jewell1701A
Sibley-Ocheyedan 1681A
Westwood, Sloan1671A
Bellevue 1661A
Panorama, Panora1651A
Tri-Center, Neola1641A
Southwest Valley 1631A
Grand View Christian School1621A
ACGC1611A
Lake Mills 1601A
Wapsie Valley, Fairbank1601A
West Monona, Onawa1601A
Madrid 1591A
South Winneshiek, Calmar1591A
Columbus Community, Columbus Junction1571A
Alta-Aurelia 1561A
Nodaway Valley 1551A
Logan-Magnolia 1541A
MMCRU 1541A
West Fork, Sheffield1541A
North Union 1531A
Maquoketa Valley, Delhi1521A
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn1511A
Akron-Westfield1501A
North Mahaska, New Sharon1501A
Wapello 1451A
Danville 1441A
Earlham 1441A
IKM-Manning 1441A
Newman Catholic, Mason City1441A
Mount Ayr 1431A
North Butler, Greene1431A
North Cedar, Stanwood1431A
Pekin 1431A
East Buchanan, Winthrop1421A
Martensdale-St Marys1421A
Clayton Ridge, Guttenberg1411A
BCLUW, Conrad1391A
Bedford 1391ASouth Page, College Springs
Riverside, Oakland1391A
Midland, Wyoming1381A
Nashua-Plainfield 1381A
Wayne, Corydon1361A
B-G-M, Brooklyn1351A
Saint Ansgar 1341A
Highland, Riverside1331A
Sigourney 1331A
Springville 1301ACedar Valley Christian
South O'Brien, Paullina1291A
Northwood-Kensett 1281A
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center1261A
North-Linn, Troy Mills1251A
St. Albert, Council Bluffs1231A
GTRA1201ARuthven-Ayrshire
New London 1201A
West Hancock, Britt1201A
Lynnville-Sully 1171A
Gehlen Catholic, LeMars1151A
Iowa Valley, Marengo1151A
St. Edmond, Fort Dodge1151A
East Union, Afton1141A
Fremont-Mills, Tabor1141A
Baxter 1121A
Lenox 1121A
Montezuma 1121A
Central, Elkader1111A
Audubon 1101A
Newell-Fonda1101A
Rockford1101A
Calamus-Wheatland1091A
East Mills1091A
GMG, Garwin1091A
CAM, Anita1081A
Easton Valley 1081A
Moravia 1081A
Woodbine 1081A
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 1061A
WACO, Wayland1061A
Central City 1041A
Lone Tree 1031A
Dunkerton 1011A
Sidney 1011A
Boyer Valley, Dunlap1001A
Edgewood-Colesburg 1001A
English Valleys, North English971A
Ankeny Christian Academy961A
Griswold 961A
Colo-NESCO 951A
North Tama, Traer941A
Collins-Maxwell 931A
Coon Rapids-Bayard 931A
Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction931A
Bishop Garrigan, Algona921A
Janesville 921A
Woodward Academy921A
West Bend-Mallard 911A
ExiraElk Horn-Kimballton901A
North Iowa, Buffalo Center901A
Riceville 861A
Winfield-Mt Union 861A
Twin Cedars, Bussey841A
Belle Plaine 831A
Tripoli 811A
Clarksville761A
Melcher-Dallas751A
Kee, Lansing741A
Siouxland Christian741A
H-L-V , Victor721A
River Valley, Correctionville721A
West Harrison, Mondamin721A
Lamoni 711A
Harris-Lake Park 701A
Keota 651A
Stanton 611A
Murray 561A
Trinity Christian561A
Waterloo Christian School521A
Seymour 501A
Marquette Catholic, Bellevue481A
Ar-We-Va, Westside521AUnity Ridge Lutheran
Holy Trinity Catholic, Fort Madison471A
St. Mary's, Remsen461A
Tri-County, Thornburg461A
Mormon Trail, Garden Grove451A
Hillcrest Academy441A
Essex431A
Meskwaki Settlement School381A
Prince of Peace Catholic, Clinton381A
Moulton-Udell 361A
Whiting 351A
Hamburg Charter 341A
Heartland Christian 321A
Diagonal 301A
Orient-Macksburg301A
Valley Lutheran, Cedar Falls981ADon Bosco, Gilbertville
Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf271A
Iowa School for the Deaf261A
North Iowa Christian School221A
Scattergood Friends 191A
Clear Lake Classical 111A
Ottumwa Christian School81A