Top 10 Best Dallas County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 18,438 students in Dallas County, IA. Dallas County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Dallas County, IA are Walnut Hills Elementary School, Grant Ragan Elementary School and Shuler Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dallas County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Dallas County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dallas County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walnut Hills Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4240 156th St
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 987-3585
Grades: PK-5
| 703 students
Rank: #22.
Grant Ragan Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
645 Ne Dartmoor Drive
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-0435
Grades: PK-5
| 712 students
Rank: #33.
Shuler Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16400 Douglas Parkway
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 987-8597
Grades: K-5
| 684 students
Rank: #44.
Adm Senior High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
801 Nile Kinnick Dr S
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4584
Grades: 9-12
| 501 students
Rank: #55.
Waukee Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
905 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5177
Grades: 6-7
| 802 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Vine Street
Dallas Center, IA 50063
(515) 992-4343
Grades: 6-7
| 440 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Van Meter Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Grades: K-5
| 386 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Van Meter High School School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Grades: 9-12
| 251 students
Rank: #99.
Eason Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
605 Se Boone Dr
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5200
Grades: K-5
| 582 students
Rank: #1010.
Dc-g Meadows
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2555 W 1st St Suite 200
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-0105
Grades: 8-9
| 416 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodward-granger Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2002 Oak Street
Granger, IA 50109
(515) 999-2357
Grades: 2-5
| 288 students
Rank: #1212.
Brookview Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8000 E.p. True Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 987-5166
Grades: K-5
| 654 students
Rank: #1313.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12955 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 331-8600
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #1414.
Woodward-granger High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
306 W 3rd St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-2115
Grades: 9-12
| 231 students
Rank: #1515.
Waukee Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
850 6th St
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5193
Grades: K-5
| 753 students
Rank: #1616.
Van Meter Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
Rank: #1717.
Prairieview School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
655 Se University Ave
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-2770
Grades: 8-9
| 726 students
Rank: #1818.
Waukee South Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2350 Se La Grant Parkway
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-3222
Grades: 6-7
| 790 students
Rank: #1919.
Woodward-granger Middle School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
306 W 3rd St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-4263
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
Rank: #2020.
Woodland Hills
Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1120 South 95th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 987-5196
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #2121.
Maple Grove Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1455 98th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 987-3363
Grades: PK-5
| 737 students
Rank: #2222.
Timberline School
Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2605 Se La Grant Parkway
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5161
Grades: 8-9
| 732 students
Rank: #2323.
Adm Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
801 Nile Kinnick Dr. S.
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-3490
Grades: 6-8
| 406 students
Rank: #2424.
Waukee Senior High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Se University Avenue
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5163
Grades: 10-12
| 1,941 students
Rank: #2525.
Dallas Center Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1205 13th St
Dallas Center, IA 50063
(515) 992-3838
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #2626.
Dallas Center-grimes High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2555 W 1st St
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-9747
Grades: 10-12
| 597 students
Rank: #2727.
West Central Valley Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1375 High St.
Redfield, IA 50233
(515) 833-2331
Grades: 6-8
| 188 students
Rank: #2828.
Desoto Intermediate School
Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
317 Spruce St
De Soto, IA 50069
(515) 834-2424
Grades: 3-5
| 454 students
Rank: #2929.
Dexter Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
803 Washington Street
Dexter, IA 50070
(515) 789-4480
Grades: K-5
| 162 students
Rank: #3030.
Perry Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 8th Street
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-5656
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #3131.
Perry High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 18th Street
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-3503
Grades: 9-12
| 589 students
Rank: #3232.
Perry Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 18th Street
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-3531
Grades: 6-8
| 370 students
1608 Grove St.
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4285
Grades: PK-2
| 509 students
2200 State Street
Granger, IA 50109
(515) 999-8058
Grades: PK-1
| 297 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dallas County, IA

Dallas County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
801 Nile Kinnick Dr South
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-3490
Grades: 8-9
| n/a students
618 5th St
Minburn, IA 50167
(515) 677-2222
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1200 18th St
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-2997
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
1104 Grant St Drawer B
Redfield, IA 50233
(515) 833-2331
Grades: PK-1
| 82 students
460 Ashworth Drive
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5160
Grades: 5
| 122 students

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