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

Fall Golf: One class.

4A: Largest 48 schools, others by request.

Remaining schools play Spring Golf.

Iowa Tuition Grant



Latest update: Aug. 12, 2022

SchoolBEDSCo-oping Schools
Valley, West Des Moines2271
Southeast Polk 1801
Johnston 1752
Des Moines, Lincoln 1740
Linn-Mar, Marion1733
Des Moines, East 1502
Des Moines, Roosevelt 1480
Ankeny Centennial 1423
Northwest, Waukee1372
Waterloo, West 1348
Prairie, Cedar Rapids1334
Cedar Falls1311
Cedar Rapids, Kennedy 1296
Pleasant Valley1264
Waukee 1245
Dubuque, Hempstead 1237
Sioux City, North 1230
Bettendorf 1220Morning Star; Rivermont Collegiate
Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 1189
Davenport, Central 1182
Iowa City, City High1154
Davenport, West 1145
Marshalltown 1132
Muscatine 1132
Sioux City, East 1106
Iowa City, West 1096
Dubuque, Senior 1078
Ottumwa 1071
Des Moines, North 1040
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln1031
Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines1030
Davenport, North 1022
Sioux City, West 981
Cedar Rapids, Washington978
Urbandale 977
Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 903
Iowa City, Liberty 861
Waterloo, East831
Indianola 825
Fort Dodge 799
North Scott, Eldridge786
Norwalk 780
Mason City 761
Clinton 757
Dallas Center-Grimes 738
Epworth, Western Dubuque721
Des Moines, Hoover681
Xavier, Cedar Rapids441
LeMars 539
Central DeWitt407
Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City404
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 393
Assumption, Davenport336
Wahlert, Dubuque330