Top 10 Best Carroll County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,050 students in Carroll County, IA (there are 3 private schools, serving 1,903 private students). 62% of all K-12 students in Carroll County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Carroll County, IA are Fairview Elementary School, Ikm-manning Middle School and Carroll High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Carroll County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Carroll County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Carroll County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fairview Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
525 East 18th Street
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-8030
Grades: PK-2
| 474 students
Rank: #22.
Ikm-manning Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
209 10th St
Manning, IA 51455
(712) 655-3781
Grades: 4-8
| 284 students
Rank: #33.
Carroll High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2809 N Grant Rd
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-8010
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #44.
Coon Rapids-bayard 6-12 Attendance Center
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
905 North Street
Coon Rapids, IA 50058
(712) 999-2208
Grades: 6-12
| 208 students
Rank: #55.
Ikm-manning High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
209 10th St
Manning, IA 51455
(712) 655-3781
Grades: 9-12
| 209 students
Rank: #66.
Carroll Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3203 N. Grant Road
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-8020
Grades: 5-8
| 526 students
Rank: #77.
Cr-b Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
905 North Street
Coon Rapids, IA 50058
(712) 999-2845
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: #88.
Adams Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1026 N Adams St
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-8040
Grades: 3-4
| 224 students
Rank: #99.
Glidden-ralston Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
602 Idaho
Glidden, IA 51443
(712) 659-2205
Grades: PK-6
| 229 students
Rank: #1010.
Glidden-ralston Jr-sr High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
602 Idaho
Glidden, IA 51443
(712) 659-2205
Grades: 7-12
| 138 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Carroll County, IA

Carroll County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
421 West Center St
Arcadia, IA 51430
(712) 689-2227
Grades: 3-5
| 49 students
1026 N Adams St
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-8020
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
209 10th St
Manning, IA 51455
(712) 655-3761
Grades: 3-4
| 163 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Carroll County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Carroll County, IA include Fairview Elementary School, Ikm-manning Middle School and Carroll High School.
How many public schools are located in Carroll County, IA?
10 public schools are located in Carroll County, IA.
What percentage of students in Carroll County, IA go to public school?
62% of all K-12 students in Carroll County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Carroll County, IA?
Carroll County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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