Top Iowa Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 33% of public school students in Iowa are eligible for free lunch (2022).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Iowa is Clarinda Academy with 100% of students eligible.

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Iowa (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Clarinda Academy
Math: <50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-12
1820 N 16th
Clarinda, IA 51632
(712) 542-3103
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-12
1608 305th St
Tama, IA 52339
(641) 484-9000
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Moulton Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 93%
Grades: PK-5
1541 8th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 242-8427
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Woodward Academy
Eligible for Free Lunch: 93%
Grades: 5-12
1251 334th St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-3150
Rank: #55.
King Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 91%
Grades: K-5
1849 Forest Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 242-8417
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 88%
Grades: K-5
705 E University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 242-8418
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 88%
Grades: K-5
2250 30th St
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 242-8425
Rank: #88.
Hiatt Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 86%
Grades: 6-8
1430 E. University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 242-7774
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Capitol View Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 85%
Grades: PK-5
320 E. 16th
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 242-8402
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 85%
Grades: PK-5
1027 Marquette St
Davenport, IA 52804
(563) 723-6700
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 85%
Grades: K-5
116 E Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 723-6750
Rank: #1212.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 84%
Grades: PK
1801 16th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 242-8424
Rank: #1313.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 83%
Grades: K-5
1926 W 4th St
Davenport, IA 52802
(563) 723-6850
Rank: #1414.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 82%
Grades: PK-5
1610 Se 6th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 242-8423
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Harding Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 81%
Grades: 6-8
203 E Euclid Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 242-8445
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Prairie Edge
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 81%
Grades: K-12
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 298-3406
Rank: #1717.
Lovejoy Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 80%
Grades: PK-5
801 E Kenyon Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 242-8419
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Anson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 79%
Grades: PK-4
1016 S 3rd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1020
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Frank L Smart Intermediate
Math: 33% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 79%
Grades: 6-8
1934 W 5th St
Davenport, IA 52802
(563) 445-5100
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 79%
Grades: K-5
720 4th Ave S
Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 243-0479
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 79%
Grades: K-5
1623 Rebecca Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6845
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: PK-5
210 Taylor St
Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-5040
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: PK-5
806 E Hoffman St
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 242-8420
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Taylor Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: PK-5
720 7th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2477
Rank: #22 - 2522. - 25.
Willard Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: PK-5
2941 Dean Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 242-8439
Rank: #2626.
Cattell Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 77%
Grades: K-5
3101 E 12th St
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 242-8403
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Findley Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: K-5
3025 Oxford Street
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 242-8407
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
J C Hoglan Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: PK-4
2306 S 3rd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1060
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
River Woods Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: PK-5
2929 Se 22nd St
Des Moines, IA 50320
(515) 242-8433
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Smouse Opportunity School
Special Education School
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: PK-8
2820 Center St
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 242-8210
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
South Union Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: PK-5
4201 South Union
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 242-8409
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Garton Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 75%
Grades: PK-5
2820 E 24th St
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 242-8408
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Howe Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 75%
Grades: PK-5
2900 Indianola
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 242-8413
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Oak Park
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 75%
Grades: PK-5
3928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 242-8428
Rank: #35 - 3735. - 37.
Mid City High School
Alternative School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: 9-12
3801 Marquette Street
Davenport, IA 52806
(563) 336-7600
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