Top 10 Best Benton County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,314 students in Benton County, IA. Benton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Benton County, IA are Tilford Elementary School, Center Point-urbana Intermediate School and Shellsburg Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Benton County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 79% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Benton County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Benton County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tilford Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
308 E 13th St
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 436-4728
Grades: PK-4
| 448 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Center Point-urbana Intermediate School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
202 W Main Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Grades: 3-5
| 342 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Shellsburg Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
203 Cottage St
Shellsburg, IA 52332
(319) 436-4728
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
Rank: #44.
Vinton-shellsburg Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
212 W. 15th St.
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 436-4728
Grades: 6-8
| 358 students
Rank: #55.
Center Point-urbana Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
613 Summit Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Grades: 6-8
| 360 students
Rank: #66.
Atkins Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
217 4th Ave
Atkins, IA 52206
(319) 446-7525
Grades: PK-3
| 371 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Benton Community Senior High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 1st St
Van Horne, IA 52346
(319) 228-8701
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
707 7th St
Belle Plaine, IA 52208
(319) 444-3002
Grades: PK-6
| 293 students
Rank: #99.
Belle Plaine Jr/sr High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
610 13th Ave South
Belle Plaine, IA 52208
(319) 444-3720
Grades: 7-12
| 261 students
Rank: #1010.
Vinton-shellsburg High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 W. 21st St.
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 436-4728
Grades: 9-12
| 448 students
Rank: #1111.
Norway Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 School Drive
Norway, IA 52318
(319) 227-7142
Grades: 4-6
| 327 students
Rank: #1212.
Benton Community Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 1st St
Van Horne, IA 52346
(319) 228-8701
Grades: 7-8
| 223 students
Rank: #1313.
Keystone Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
280 4th St
Keystone, IA 52249
(319) 442-3221
Grades: PK-3
| 176 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Benton County, IA

Benton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
807 16th St
Belle Plaine, IA 52208
(319) 444-3137
Grades: 2-6
| n/a students
503 3rd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 436-4728
Grades: 3-4
| 164 students
1509 9th Ave
Belle Plaine, IA 52208
(319) 444-3631
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
101 3rd Ave, 101 3rd Ave
Van Horne, IA 52346
(319) 228-8701
Grades: PK-2
| 123 students
516 W 9th St
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 436-4728
Grades: PK-2
| 321 students

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