Top 5 Best Benton County Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 2,926 students in Benton County, IA. The top ranked public elementary 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 elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 67% statewide average). Elementary schools in Benton County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Iowa public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Best Benton County Public Elementary 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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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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