Application Process

TRCA’s Application Process is designed to do more than “fill seats.” Rather, our goal is to forge a successful, long-term partnership with each family and to build an intentional community of like-minded families, teachers, and scholars.


  1. Contact us to schedule an Academy Tour
  2. Watch our Introduction Video 
  3. Read TRCA’s statements on Collaborative, Classical, and Christian Education
  4. Read An Introduction to Classical Education: A Guide for Parents by Christopher Perrin 
  5. Submit the following as Application for Admission:
    1. Family Application (one per household)
    2. Student Application (one per student)
    3. Tuition & Fee Agreement (one per student)
    4. Application Fee:
      • First Student: $200
      • Each Additional Student: $50
      • Maximum per Family: $300
      • Application Fee is non-refundable
  6. Family Interview (scheduled after Application and Fee are received)
  7. Upon notice of acceptance, pay Tuition Deposit/Reservation to confirm registration

Please mail documents and payment to:

Two Rivers Classical Academy, 521 East Locust St, Suite 302, Des Moines, IA 50309

Alternately, scan and upload documents at

Please contact us to learn more