Top 10 Best Graduation Rate Public Schools in Iowa (2024)

Public schools in Iowa achieve an average graduation rate of 88% (2024).
The public schools with the highest graduation rate are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest graduation rate in Iowa is Western Dubuque High School with ≥99% of students graduating.
Graduation Rate Range: 95% 99% Avg. Graduation Rate: 96%

Top Graduation Rate Public Schools in Iowa (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Graduation Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Western Dubuque High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Graduation Rate: ≥99%
Grades: 9-12
302 5th Ave Sw
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-3442
Rank: #22.
Waukee High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 98%
Grades: 10-12
555 Se University Avenue
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5163
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Dallas Center-grimes High School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Graduation Rate: 97%
Grades: 9-12
2555 W 1st St
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-9747
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Liberty High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Graduation Rate: 97%
Grades: 9-12
1400 S. Dubuque Street
North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 688-1210
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Northwest High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 97%
Grades: 10-12
655 Nw 10th St
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5161
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Ames High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 9-12
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 817-0600
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Johnston Senior High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 10-12
6500 Nw 100th Street
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-0449
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Lewis Central Senior High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 9-12
3504 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 366-8322
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Linn-mar High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 9-12
3111 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3040
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Norwalk Senior High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 9-12
1201 North Ave
Norwalk, IA 50211
(515) 981-4201
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Southeast Polk High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 9-12
7945 Ne University Ave.
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(515) 967-6631
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Urbandale High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 9-12
7111 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 457-6800
Rank: #6 - 136. - 13.
Valley High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: 96%
Grades: 10-12
3650 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 633-4000
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Adm Senior High School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
801 Nile Kinnick Dr S
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4584
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Albia High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
503 B Ave East
Albia, IA 52531
(641) 932-2161
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Ballard High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
701 Ballard Drive
Huxley, IA 50124
(515) 597-2971
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Bondurant-farrar High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
1000 Grant St. North
Bondurant, IA 50035
(515) 957-8191
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Boone High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
400 7th St
Boone, IA 50036
(515) 433-0890
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Cardinal High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
4045 Ashland Rd
Eldon, IA 52554
(641) 652-7531
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Carlisle High School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
430 School St
Carlisle, IA 50047
(515) 989-0831
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Centerville High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
600 Chs Drive
Centerville, IA 52544
(641) 856-0813
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Clarke Community High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-6505
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Creston High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
601 W Townline
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2116
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Davis County Community High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
503 E. Locust
Bloomfield, IA 52537
(641) 664-2200
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Decorah High School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
100 Claiborne Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-3643
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Denver Senior High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
541 E Eagle
Denver, IA 50622
(319) 984-5639
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Dike-new Hartford High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
330 Main St
Dike, IA 50624
(319) 989-2485
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
East Marshall Senior High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
201 N Franklin
Le Grand, IA 50142
(641) 479-2785
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
East Sac County High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
801 Jackson
Lake View, IA 51450
(712) 665-5001
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Garner-hayfield-ventura High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
605 West Lyon Street
Garner, IA 50438
(641) 923-2632
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Gilbert High School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
312 Gretten
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-3738
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Harlan High School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
2102 Durant
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-3101
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Jesup High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
531 Prospect
Jesup, IA 50648
(319) 827-1700
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Knoxville High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
1811 W Madison
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-2173
Rank: #14 - 6414. - 64.
Le Mars High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Graduation Rate: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
921 3rd Ave Sw
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-4153
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Iowa average public schools graduation rate?
The Iowa average public schools graduation rate is 88% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest graduation rate in Iowa?
The best top ranked public schools in Iowa include Western Dubuque High School, Waukee High School and Dallas Center-grimes High School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest graduation rate in Iowa?
The public high school with the highest graduation rate in Iowa is Western Dubuque High School, with a value of ≥99%. The public elementary school with the highest graduation rate is Northeast Middle-high School, with a value of 90-94%.

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