Top 5 Best Clarke County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,623 students in Clarke County, IA.
The top ranked public schools in Clarke County, IA are Murray Jr/sr High School, Murray Elementary School and Clarke Community High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Clarke County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Clarke County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Clarke County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Murray Jr/sr High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
216 Sherman
Murray, IA 50174
(641) 447-2517
Grades: 6-12
| 150 students
Rank: #22.
Murray Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
216 Sherman
Murray, IA 50174
(641) 447-2517
Grades: PK-5
| 142 students
Rank: #33.
Clarke Community High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-6505
Grades: 9-12
| 418 students
Rank: #44.
Clarke Community Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
231 S. Kossuth St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-6320
Grades: PK-5
| 593 students
Rank: #55.
Clarke Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-4221
Grades: 6-8
| 320 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Clarke County, IA

Clarke County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
802 North Jackson
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-2804
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Clarke County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Clarke County, IA include Murray Jr/sr High School, Murray Elementary School and Clarke Community High School.
How many public schools are located in Clarke County, IA?
5 public schools are located in Clarke County, IA.
What is the racial composition of students in Clarke County, IA?
Clarke County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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