Top 3 Best Denison Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,292 students in Denison, IA (there are 2 private schools, serving 224 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Denison, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Denison, IA are Denison Middle School, Broadway Elementary School and Denison High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Denison, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Denison have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Denison, IA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Denison Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 North 16th Street
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-9393
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #22.
Broadway Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1515 Broadway
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-3103
Grades: 4-5
| 298 students
Rank: #33.
Denison High School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
819 N 16th St
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-3101
Grades: 9-12
| 789 students
Rank: #44.
Denison Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
38 N 20th St
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-3104
Grades: PK-3
| 694 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Denison, Iowa

Denison, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Highway 30 E
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 265-2349
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Denison, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Denison, IA include Denison Middle School, Broadway Elementary School and Denison High School.
How many public schools are located in Denison, IA?
4 public schools are located in Denison, IA.
What percentage of students in Denison, IA go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Denison, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Denison, IA?
Denison, IA public schools minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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