Top 5 Best Decatur County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,130 students in Decatur County, IA. Decatur County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Decatur County, IA are Lamoni High School, Mormon Trail Jr-sr High School and Central Decatur Ms/hs High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Decatur County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Decatur County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Decatur County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lamoni High School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
202 N Walnut St
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-3351
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
Rank: #22.
Mormon Trail Jr-sr High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
502 E. Main St
Garden Grove, IA 50103
(641) 443-3425
Grades: 7-12
| 90 students
Rank: #33.
Central Decatur Ms/hs High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1201 Ne Poplar St
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-4816
Grades: 7-12
| 346 students
Rank: #44.
Lamoni Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
202 N Walnut St
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-3422
Grades: PK-5
| 162 students
Rank: #55.
North Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1203 Ne Poplar Street
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-4452
Grades: 3-6
| 164 students
Rank: #66.
Lamoni Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
202 N Walnut St
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-7299
Grades: 6-8
| 76 students
Rank: n/an/a
201 Se 6th St
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-6521
Grades: PK-2
| 194 students

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