• All families must complete an application prior to the beginning of the school year. You can find the application and fill it out by clicking here.
  • For families inquiring about Timothy Christian School, the application does not need to be completed until a family interview is completed and after Board approval.
  • We ask that families attend a Bible-believing church regularly and are committed to teaching their students about Christ at home.
  • Parents must be willing to support the school. Opportunities include serving at fundraising events, helping with Hot Lunch, or volunteering to drive children to field trips or as part of a carpool. You will additionally be asked to donate food or money for special events such as the basketball tournament.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Timothy prides itself on having competitively low tuition rates compared to other private Christian schools in Iowa.

Annual Tuition Rates per Family for 2022-2023 School Year
  • Kindergarten: $4,304
  • 1 Child: $5,671
  • 2 Children: $8,965
  • 3 Children: $11,409
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Financial Aid is Available

Don’t let finances stand in the way of your children receiving the education they deserve!
  • All families are permitted to set up a payment plan that works within their budget.
  • Financial aid may be available due to the generosity of TC supporters donating to the school’s tuition account.
  • Income-based STO money is available and offered to many families who apply.
  • Utilization of the SCRIP program allows families to purchase gift cards from participating retailers with a specific percentage of the purchase being refunded back to the family’s tuition account. Other family members and friends may participate on your behalf as well.
Timothy also offers:
  • Transportation Reimbursement
  • Carpool Options (community-based, organized by parents)
  • Daily Hot Lunch (free and reduced price for eligible families)

Want to find out more about Timothy Christian School?

The first step is to schedule a visit with our Development Director, Dale Akkerman. You can do this by calling the school at 641-869-3679 or contacting him via email at When you meet with Mr. Akkerman, he will answer any questions you may have and provide a tour of our school. Your student is welcome to attend the tour and will be introduced to teachers and potential classmates. Mr. Akkerman is also very willing to set up a time to visit you in your home to discuss what Christian education has to offer and to answer questions you may have before officially visiting the school.