Top 10 Best Crawford County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,063 students in Crawford County, IA (there are 2 private schools, serving 224 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Crawford County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Crawford County, IA are Schleswig Elementary School, Westside Junior-senior High School and Ar-we-va Elementary Community School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Crawford County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Crawford County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Crawford County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Schleswig Elementary School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
714 Date Street
Schleswig, IA 51461
(712) 676-3314
Grades: K-4
| 80 students
Rank: #22.
Westside Junior-senior High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
108 Clinton St
Westside, IA 51467
(712) 663-4312
Grades: 6-12
| 108 students
Rank: #33.
Ar-we-va Elementary Community School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
108 Clinton Street
Westside, IA 51467
(712) 663-4313
Grades: PK-5
| 134 students
Rank: #44.
Denison Middle School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 North 16th Street
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-9393
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #55.
Schleswig Middle School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
714 Date Street
Schleswig, IA 51461
(712) 676-3313
Grades: 5-8
| 57 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Boyer Valley Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
212 School St
Dow City, IA 51528
(712) 674-3248
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Broadway Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 Broadway
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-3103
Grades: 4-5
| 298 students
Rank: #88.
Denison High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
819 N 16th St
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 789 students
Rank: #99.
Denison Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
38 N 20th St
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-3104
Grades: PK-3
| 694 students
Rank: #1010.
Charter Oak-ute Junior High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
321 Main St
Charter Oak, IA 51439
(712) 678-3325
Grades: 6-8
| 64 students
Rank: #1111.
Charter Oak-ute Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
321 Main
Charter Oak, IA 51439
(712) 678-3325
Grades: PK-5
| 128 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Crawford County, IA

Crawford County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
321 Main
Charter Oak, IA 51439
(712) 678-3325
Grades: 9-12
| 83 students
Highway 30 E
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 265-2349
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
755 Main St
Manilla, IA 51454
(712) 654-9385
Grades: 9-12
| 124 students
509 1st Ave
Vail, IA 51465
(712) 677-2236
Grades: PK-2
| 82 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Crawford County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Crawford County, IA include Schleswig Elementary School, Westside Junior-senior High School and Ar-we-va Elementary Community School.
How many public schools are located in Crawford County, IA?
11 public schools are located in Crawford County, IA.
What percentage of students in Crawford County, IA go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Crawford County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Crawford County, IA?
Crawford County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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