CLASSIFICATIONS: WRESTLING

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

Wrestling: Three classes.

3A: Largest 64 schools.

2A: Next largest 96 schools.

1A: Remaining schools.

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WRESTLING

2023-24 PRELIMINARY CLASSIFICATIONS

Latest update: Sept. 26, 2023

#SchoolClassEnrollmentSharing Schools
1Valley, West Des Moines3A2272
2Johnston3A2015Johnston, Des Moines Christian
3Southeast Polk3A1797
4Des Moines North-Hoover3A1786Des Moines North, Des Moines Hoover
5Des Moines Lincoln3A1785
6Linn-Mar3A1713
7Des Moines East3A1711Des Moines East, Grand View Christian
8Waukee Northwest3A1502
9Ankeny Centennial3A1485
10Des Moines Roosevelt3A1458
11Ankeny3A1439Ankeny, Ankeny Christian Academy
12Waterloo West3A1377Waterloo West, Waterloo Christian
13Cedar Falls3A1349Cedar Falls, Valley Lutheran
14Waukee3A1318
15Prairie3A1301
16Cedar Rapids Kennedy3A1296
17Pleasant Valley3A1268
18Sioux City North3A1251
19Iowa City High3A1244
20Cedar Rapids Jefferson3A1203
21Marshalltown3A1196
22Dubuque Hempstead3A1177
23Bettendorf3A1165Bettendorf, Morning Star Academy, Rivermont Collegiate
24Muscatine3A1161
25Iowa City West3A1159
26Davenport Central3A1150
27Sioux City East3A1149
28Ottumwa3A1131
29Davenport West3A1096
30Dubuque Senior3A1090
31Ames3A1088
32Davenport North3A1056
33Council Bluffs Lincoln3A1040
34Urbandale3A1016
35Dowling Catholic3A995
36Cedar Rapids Washington3A962
37Sioux City West3A956
38Council Bluffs Jefferson3A904
39Iowa City Liberty3A897
40Waterloo East3A855
41Indianola3A852
42Burlington3A813
43Fort Dodge3A813
44Mason City3A803
45Clinton3A800Clinton, Prince of Peace Catholic
46North Scott3A783
47Pella3A773Pella, Pella Christian
48Norwalk3A767
49Dallas Center-Grimes3A744
50Lewis Central3A722
51Fort Madison3A714Fort Madison, Central Lee, Holy Trinity Catholic
52Western Dubuque3A691
53Waverly-Shell Rock3A686Waverly-Shell Rock, Janesville
54Newton3A681
55Storm Lake3A606Storm Lake, St. Mary's, Storm Lake
56Denison-Schleswig3A597
57Bondurant-Farrar3A590
58Clear Creek Amana3A565
59Carlisle3A562
60Boone3A545
61Marion3A539
62LeMars3A535
63Spencer3A522
64ADM3A518
65Xavier3A469Isaac Newton Christian (opt up to 3A)
66North Polk2A495
67Nevada2A467Nevada, Collins-Maxwell
68Keokuk2A456
69Oskaloosa2A454
70Algona2A451Algona, Bishop Garrigan
71Burlington Notre Dame/WB/Dan2A449Burlington Notre Dame, Danville-West Burlington
72Glenwood2A447
73Mount Pleasant2A444
74Perry2A444
75Clarion-Goldfield-Dows2A440Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, Belmond-Klemme
76Okoboji/HMS2A437Okoboji, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn
77Decorah2A428
78Webster City2A424
79Winterset2A423
80Maquoketa2A410
81Carroll2A409
82Anamosa2A408Anamosa, Central City
83Central DeWitt2A407
84Ballard2A403
85Sergeant Bluff-Luton2A403
86Gilbert2A400
87Charles City2A399
88Creston2A397
89Humboldt2A384
90AP-GC2A381Aplington-Parkersburg, Grundy Center
91Sheldon-South O'Brien2A379Sheldon, South O'Brien
92Knoxville2A379
93Sioux Center2A377
94Bishop Heelan2A376
95Benton2A372
96BH-RV2A371Rock Valley, Boyden-Hull
97MOC-Floyd Valley2A371
98Harlan Community2A369
99Independence2A369
100Solon2A369
101Waukon2A367Waukon, Kee, Lansing
102Atlantic2A365
103West Delaware2A364
104Woodward-Granger2A363Woodward-Granger, Madrid
105Hampton-Dumont-CAL2A360
106Spirit Lake Park2A358Spirit Lake, Harris-Lake Park
107South Tama2A358
108Clear Lake2A356
109Roland-Story2A354Roland-Story, Colo-NESCO
110Grinnell2A354
111Washington2A353
112Center Point-Urbana2A352
113Mount Vernon2A350
114Audubon2A344Audubon, Exira-EHK-IKM-Manning
115Clarke2A344
116Fairfield2A340
117NH/TV2A339New Hampton, Turkey Valley
118East Marshall/GMG/MESK2A338East Marshall, GMG, Garwin-Meskwaki Settlement School
119Wahlert Catholic2A337
120Forest City2A336Forest City, North Iowa
121Saydel2A329
122Greene County2A327Greene County, Paton-Churdan
123BCLUW-SH2A326BCLUW, South Hardin
124Assumption2A320
125Dike-New Hartford2A316Dike-New Hartford, Gladbrook-Reinbeck
126Mid-Prairie2A314Mid-Prairie, Hillcrest Academy
127Davis County2A311
128Williamsburg2A310
129Vinton-Shellsburg2A308
130Chariton2A307
131Red Oak2A305Stanton
132Centerville2A300
133Albia2A291
134Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont2A289Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, Twin Cedars
135Iowa Falls-Alden2A288
136Estherville Lincoln Central2A286
137Crestwood2A285
138West Liberty2A275
139PCM2A274
140Clarinda2A268
141Central Lyon/George-Little Rock2A264Central Lyon, George-Little Rock
142Southeast Valley2A264
143Cherokee Washington2A263
144Oelwein2A259
145Monticello2A257
146Union Community2A251
147Columbus Community/WMU2A243Columbus Community, Winfield-Mt. Union
148North Fayette Valley2A243
149West Marshall2A241
150Mediapolis2A240
151Eagle Grove2A237
152Tipton2A235
153Garner Hayfield Ventura2A232
154OABCIG2A232
155West Lyon2A232
156Camanche2A228
157Van Meter2A227
158Osage2A225
159Western Christian2A224
160Northeast2A224
161Kuemper Catholic1A222
162North Butler/Clarksville1A219North Butler, Clarksville
163Jesup1A216
164MVAOCOU1A216
165Southwest Iowa1A215Sidney, Fremont-Mills
166Interstate 351A214
167Pocahontas Area1A214
168Shenandoah1A214
169Cardinal1A208
170Woodbine1A208Woodbine, Boyer Valley
171Starmont1A206Starmont, West Central
172MFL MarMac1A206
173Sumner-Fredericksburg1A205
174Wilton1A204
175East Sac County1A203
176Southeast Warren1A201Southeast Warren, Melcher-Dallas
177West Central Valley1A201
178Denver1A200
179Sigourney Keota1A198Sigourney, Keota
180Alburnett1A198
181West Sioux1A197
182Postville1A196
183West Monona-Whiting1A195West Monona, Whiting
184Hudson1A193
185Ridge View1A192
186Sioux Central1A192
187Underwood1A191
188Colfax-Mingo1A188
189Manson-NW Webster1A187
190Ogden1A186
191Nodaway Valley1A185Nodaway Valley, Orient-Macksburg
192Central Decatur1A185
193Pleasantville1A185
194Treynor1A185
195Van Buren County1A184
196Cascade1A183
197Emmetsburg1A183
198Hinton1A183
199Columbus Catholic1A181
200Missouri Valley1A180
201West Branch1A180
202Central Springs1A178
203Durant1A178
204Beckman Catholic1A176
205Lawton-Bronson1A176
206Regina Catholic1A175
207South Central Calhoun1A173
208Louisa-Muscatine1A172
209AHSTW1A171
210East Union1A170East Union, Murray
211South Hamilton1A170
212Coon Rapids-Bayard1A169Coon Rapids-Bayard, Glidden-Ralston
213Sibley-Ocheyedan1A168
214Westwood1A167
215Bellevue1A166
216Panorama1A165
217Tri-Center1A164
218Southwest Valley1A163
219ACGC1A161
220Lisbon1A161
221Lake Mills1A160
222Wapsie Valley1A160
223South Winneshiek1A159
224Alta-Aurelia1A156
225Newman Catholic1A155Newman Catholic, Clear Lake Classical
226St. Albert1A155St. Albert, Heartland Christian
227Logan-Magnolia1A154
228MMCRU1A154
229West Fork1A154
230North Union1A153
231Maquoketa Valley1A152
232Akron-Westfield1A150
233North Mahaska1A150
234Wapello1A145
235Earlham1A144
236English Valleys/Tri-County1A143English Valleys, Tri-County
237Mount Ayr1A143
238North Cedar1A143
239Pekin1A143
240East Buchanan1A142
241Martensdale-St Marys1A142
242Clayton Ridge1A141
243AGWSR1A140
244Bedford1A139Bedford, South Page
245Riverside1A139
246Midland1A138
247Nashua-Plainfield1A138
248Wayne1A136
249BGM1A135
250Woodbury Central1A135
251Saint Ansgar1A134
252Highland1A133
253Springville1A130Springville, Cedar Valley Christian
254Northwood-Kensett1A128
255North Linn1A125
256GTRA1A120Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire
257New London1A120
258West Hancock1A120
259Lynnville-Sully1A117
260Iowa Valley1A115
261St. Edmond1A115
262Baxter1A112
263Lenox1A112
264Montezuma1A112
265Central Elkader1A111
266Rockford1A110
267East Mills1A109
268CAM1A108
269Moravia1A108
270WACO1A106
271Lone Tree1A103
272Edgewood-Colesburg1A100
273Kingsley-Pierson1A100
274Griswold1A96
275North Tama1A94
276West Bend-Mallard1A91
277Riceville1A86
278Belle Plaine1A83
279Tripoli1A81
280HLV1A72
281West Harrison1A72
282Don Bosco1A69
283Essex1A43