Top 10 Best Dallas County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 14,885 students in Dallas County, IA (there are 5 private schools, serving 414 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Dallas County, IA are educated in public schools compared to the IA state average of 92%. 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 Grant Ragan Elementary School, Adm Senior High School and Waukee Middle 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 80% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (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 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dallas County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 615 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 559 students
Rank: #33.
Waukee Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
905 S. Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5177
Grades: 6-7
| 977 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
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
| 510 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
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: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Van Meter High 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: #77.
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
| 564 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 311 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 241 students
Rank: #1010.
Waukee Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
850 6th St
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5193
Grades: K-5
| 720 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 208 students
Rank: #1212.
Prairieview School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
655 Se University Ave
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-2770
Grades: 8-9
| 919 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 845 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 213 students
Rank: #1515.
Timberline School
Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2605 Se La Grant Parkway
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-9444
Grades: 8-9
| 851 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 496 students
Rank: #1717.
Waukee High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Se University Avenue
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5163
Grades: 10-12
| 2,277 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 252 students
Rank: #1919.
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: #2020.
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
| 485 students
Rank: #2121.
Dexter Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
803 Washington Street
Dexter, IA 50070
(515) 789-4480
Grades: 3-5
| 185 students
Rank: #2222.
Perry Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 8th Street
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-5656
Grades: PK-5
| 771 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 541 students
Rank: #2424.
Perry Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 18th Street
Perry, IA 50220
(515) 465-3531
Grades: 6-8
| 399 students
Rank: n/an/a
1608 Grove St.
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4285
Grades: PK-2
| 570 students
Rank: n/an/a
Woodward Academy
Alternative School
1251 334th St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-3150
Grades: 5-12
| 133 students
Rank: n/an/a
2200 State Street
Granger, IA 50109
(515) 999-8058
Grades: PK-1
| 291 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
430 Ashowrth Dr
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5160
Grades: PK
| 32 students
1251 334th St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-3240
Grades: K-12
| 41 students

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