Top 5 Best Calhoun County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,489 students in Calhoun County, IA.
The top ranked public schools in Calhoun County, IA are South Central Calhoun Elementary Building, Prairie Valley Elementary School and South Central Calhoun High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Calhoun County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Calhoun County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Calhoun County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Central Calhoun Elementary Building
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
330 Brower Street
Rockwell City, IA 50579
(712) 297-8621
Grades: PK-3
| 321 students
Rank: #22.
Prairie Valley Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3116 Zearing Ave
Farnhamville, IA 50538
(515) 467-5700
Grades: PK-4
| 232 students
Rank: #33.
South Central Calhoun High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
709 W Main St
Lake City, IA 51449
(712) 464-7211
Grades: 9-12
| 286 students
Rank: #44.
South Central Calhoun Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Tonawanda Street
Rockwell City, IA 50579
(712) 297-8111
Grades: 4-8
| 285 students
Rank: #55.
Manson Northwest Webster Junior High/high School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 15th St
Manson, IA 50563
(712) 469-2245
Grades: 7-12
| 365 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Calhoun County, IA

Calhoun County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
621 Thomas St
Farnhamville, IA 50538
(515) 352-5575
Grades: PK
| 27 students
510 E North St
Lake City, IA 51449
(712) 464-3091
Grades: K-3
| 130 students
202 E Harrison
Pomeroy, IA 50575
(712) 468-2268
Grades: PK-6
| 306 students
202 East Harrison St
Pomeroy, IA 50575
(712) 468-2268
Grades: PK-8
| 227 students
202 E Harrison St
Pomeroy, IA 50575
(712) 468-2268
Grades: 7-12
| 99 students
3116 Zearing Ave
Farnhamville, IA 50538
(515) 467-5700
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
215 Maple Ave
Lytton, IA 50561
(712) 466-2224
Grades: 5-8
| 147 students
305 Maple St
Lohrville, IA 51453
(712) 465-3425
Grades: PK-4
| 229 students
1000 Tonawanda Ave
Rockwell City, IA 50579
(712) 297-8111
Grades: 4-8
| 326 students
830 Main St
Manson, IA 50563
(712) 469-3096
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Calhoun County, IA?
How many public schools are located in Calhoun County, IA?
5 public schools are located in Calhoun County, IA.
What is the racial composition of students in Calhoun County, IA?
Calhoun County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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