Top 5 Best Dickinson County Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 2,171 students in Dickinson County, IA. The top ranked public elementary schools in Dickinson County, IA are Harris-lake Park Elementary School, Spirit Lake Elementary School and Harris-lake Park High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dickinson County, IA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 77% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 67% statewide average). Elementary schools in Dickinson County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Iowa public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dickinson County Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Harris-lake Park Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
105 Ave A West
Lake Park, IA 51347
(712) 832-3437
Grades: PK-5
| 165 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Spirit Lake Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2901 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-2822
Grades: PK-4
| 519 students
Rank: #33.
Harris-lake Park High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
905 South Market
Lake Park, IA 51347
(712) 832-3809
Grades: 6-12
| 172 students
Rank: #44.
Spirit Lake Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
609 28th St
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-1370
Grades: 5-8
| 353 students
Rank: #55.
Okoboji Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
705 N. Ave
Milford, IA 51351
(712) 338-2458
Grades: PK-4
| 472 students
Rank: #66.
Okoboji Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10 Broadway
Milford, IA 51351
(712) 332-5641
Grades: 5-8
| 316 students
Rank: #77.
Graettinger-terril Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 S. Schooley St.
Terril, IA 51364
(712) 859-3286
Grades: PK-5
| 174 students
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Dickinson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
101 So. Schooley St
Terril, IA 51364
(712) 853-6112
Grades: 3-8
| n/a students
101 So. Schooley St
Terril, IA 51364
(712) 853-6111
Grades: PK
| n/a students

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