Visit Scattergood

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS:

Come visit us! Contact the Director of Admissions to schedule a visit at any point during the admission process. The best time to visit is on a weekday from August-May. You and your family can choose to tour campus, eat lunch, connect with teachers, speak with our Director of Admissions, sit in on a class, and/or even spend the night on campus. Contact admissions@scattergood.org or (319) 643-7628.

NOTE: If you're coming from afar and prefer to apply in advance of your visit, you may visit and have an admissions interview on the same day, or over the course of two days. Scattergood has basic guest rooms on campus available at no cost to admissions visitors.

Scattergood sign

GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS:

We offer campus and farm tours at no cost.  Contact mainoffice@scattergood.org or (319) 643-7600.

GETTING TO CAMPUS:

Street Address:

1951 Delta Avenue, West Branch, Iowa, 52358

GPS Coordinates:

41.66388, -91.307894

By Air:

Iowa City Municipal Airport (IOW) – Iowa City, Iowa – 15 minutes drive
Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)* – Cedar Rapids, Iowa – 45 minutes
Quad Cities Airport (MLI)* – Moline, Illinois – 55 minutes drive
Des Moines International Airport (DSM) – Des Moines, Iowa – 2 hours drive
O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – Chicago, Illinois – 3.5 hours drive

*Recommended for Scattergood students; staff will provide transportation to/from these airports

By Bus:

Greyhound and Megabus have terminals in the Iowa City area.

By Car:

From the East:
Interstate 80 West leads directly to Scattergood Friends School. Exit at exit 259 (West Liberty). Take a right (north) and continue for about 0.5 miles. At the first intersection, 290th Street, turn left. Follow this road for the next 3-4 miles until reaching a gravel road, Delta Avenue, and a sign for Scattergood Friends School. Turn left (south) on Delta Ave and follow for about 0.5 miles to the entrance of Scattergood Friends School on the right (west). The main office is located in the large, brick building on the right.

From the West:
Interstate 80 East leads directly to Scattergood Friends School. Exit at exit 254 (West Branch, Herbert Hoover Museum). Turn left (north), off the exit and follow into the town of West Branch. Take a right at the first stop sign, onto Main Street (east). Follow Main Street (which turns into 290th Street) for 2 miles out of West Branch to Delta Avenue. There is a large Scattergood Friends School sign at the corner of Delta Ave. Turn right (south) on Delta Avenue and follow for about 0.5 miles to the entrance of Scattergood Friends School on the right (west). The main office is located in the large, brick building on the right. Please note: there is a sign for Scattergood Farm before the sign designating the turn to the School. This will not lead you to the main campus.