Top 10 Best Cedar Rapids Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 21,946 students in Cedar Rapids, IA. Cedar Rapids has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Cedar Rapids, IA are Viola Gibson Elementary School, Bowman Woods Elementary School and Prairie Ridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cedar Rapids, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Cedar Rapids have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Cedar Rapids, IA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Viola Gibson Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6101 Gibson Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(319) 558-2920
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #22.
Bowman Woods Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
151 Boyson Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 447-3240
Grades: K-5
| 459 students
Rank: #33.
Prairie Ridge Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
401 76th Avenue Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5100
Grades: PK-4
| 456 students
Rank: #44.
John F Kennedy High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4545 Wenig Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 1,795 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Coolidge Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6225 1st Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2167
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Prairie Hill Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 76th Avenue Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5330
Grades: PK-4
| 499 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Truman Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
441 West Post Rd Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2375
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #88.
Pierce Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4343 Marilyn Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2373
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #99.
Prairie View Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5260
Grades: PK-4
| 458 students
Rank: #1010.
Taft Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5200 E Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2243
Grades: 6-8
| 592 students
Rank: #1111.
Erskine Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 36th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2364
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students
Rank: #1212.
Harding Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
4801 Golf St Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2254
Grades: 6-8
| 784 students
Rank: #1313.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1300 38th St Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2471
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #1414.
Prairie High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5340
Grades: 10-12
| 1,175 students
Rank: #1515.
Prairie Point
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8015 Kirkwood Blvd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5500
Grades: 7-9
| 1,280 students
Rank: #1616.
Franklin Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
300 20th St Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2452
Grades: 6-8
| 630 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Arthur Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2630 B Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2264
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 Woodside Dr Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2473
Grades: K-5
| 271 students
Rank: #1919.
George Washington High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2205 Forest Dr Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2161
Grades: 9-12
| 1,359 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Prairie Crest Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5280
Grades: PK-4
| 451 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Prairie Heights Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5230
Grades: PK-4
| 458 students
Rank: #2222.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1243 20th St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2435
Grades: 9-12
| 1,575 students
Rank: #2323.
Cleveland Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2200 1st Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2463
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2424.
Van Buren Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 29th St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2377
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #2525.
Prairie Creek
Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 76th Avenue Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5310
Grades: 5-6
| 870 students
Rank: #2626.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4141 Johnson Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2369
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #2727.
Harrison Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 11th St Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2269
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #2828.
Kenwood Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3700 E Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2273
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #2929.
Grant Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
254 Outlook Dr Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2020
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #3030.
Wilson Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 J St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-3387
Grades: 6-8
| 377 students
Rank: #3131.
Grant Wood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
645 26th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2467
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #3232.
Mckinley Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
620 10th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2348
Grades: 6-8
| 459 students
Rank: #3333.
Wright Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1524 Hollywood Blvd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2278
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #3434.
Metro High School
Alternative School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1212 7th St Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 558-2193
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Maplewood Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2169
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3200 Pioneer Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2176
Grades: PK-K
| 278 students
1500 B Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2475
Grades: PK-5
| 244 students
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5310
Grades: 6-8
| 945 students
5200 E Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2246
Grades: 6-8
| 22 students

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