Are you looking for an individualized education for your child?

Check out Bergman Academy!


Bergman Academy is located in the heart of Greenwood Park, in Des Moines and offers a 3 year old preschool and pre-kindergarten through 8th grade education. This small, secular school prides themselves on their small, individualized learning approach. Their student to teacher ratio is 16:1 and your child’s instruction is differentiated based on ability and style.

Bergman Academy was recognized as the #1 elementary school in the state and students are testing in the 99th percentile on the Iowa Assessments. Their teachers are highly trained and have a combined 290 years of teaching experience.


Did you know that Bergman Academy is located in the former Science Center building? They have done a wonderful job transforming this beautiful building into a wonderful educational institution. Just recently, they completed adding 6 classrooms and 2 state of the art science labs to their existing building! They also have build a new playground and gifted it to the city of Des Moines.


There are several opportunities for enrichment activities such as archery, Bricks 4 Kids, chess club, Chinese club, piano lessons, guitar lessons, and much more! Check out the entire list here.


Your children will not only learn from great educators, but will also be heard in this close knit school.

For further information, take a look at their detailed website.

Published by Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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