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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,319 students in Cedar County, IA. Cedar County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Cedar County, IA are West Branch High School, Durant High School and Tipton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cedar County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 74% statewide average). Schools in Cedar County have an average ranking of 5/10, 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 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Cedar County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    West Branch High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    900 W Main
    West Branch, IA 52358
    (319) 643-7216

    Grades: 9-12 | 258 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Durant High School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    408 7th St
    Durant, IA 52747
    (563) 785-4431

    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Tipton Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    601 Lemon
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-6131

    Grades: PK-4 | 390 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Tipton High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 E 6th St
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-6027

    Grades: 9-12 | 296 students
  • Rank: #55.
    West Branch Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    225 N Maple
    West Branch, IA 52358
    (319) 643-5324

    Grades: 5-8 | 227 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Tipton Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    725 West 7th St.
    Tipton, IA 52772
    (563) 886-6025

    Grades: 5-8 | 301 students
  • Rank: #77.
    North Cedar Jr/sr High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Ball Street
    Clarence, IA 52216
    (563) 452-3179

    Grades: 7-12 | 353 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Bennett Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Cedar St
    Bennett, IA 52721
    (563) 890-2226

    Grades: PK-6 | 69 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Hoover Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    148 N Oliphant
    West Branch, IA 52358
    (319) 643-7211

    Grades: PK-4 | 361 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Durant Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    408 7th St
    Durant, IA 52747
    (563) 785-4433

    Grades: PK-4 | 264 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    North Cedar Mechanicsville Elementary Center Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    609 125th St.
    Mechanicsville, IA 52306
    (563) 432-6933

    Grades: PK-6 | 193 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Durant Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    408 7th St
    Durant, IA 52747
    (563) 785-4433

    Grades: 5-8 | 219 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    North Cedar Lowden Elementary Center Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    703 Park Avenue
    Lowden, IA 52255
    (563) 941-5383

    Grades: PK-6 | 179 students
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