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

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 14,008 students in Dubuque County, IA. Dubuque County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Dubuque County, IA are Cascade Elementary School, Peosta Elementary School and Epworth Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dubuque County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Dubuque County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dubuque County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cascade Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
110 Harrison St Se
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3335
Grades: PK-6
| 311 students
Rank: #22.
Peosta Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
(563) 588-9010
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Epworth Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Jacoby Drive E
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-5514
Grades: PK-4
| 289 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Farley Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
405 3rd Ave Ne
Farley, IA 52046
(563) 744-3308
Grades: PK-4
| 227 students
Rank: #55.
Cascade Junior-senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
505 Johnson St Nw
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3201
Grades: 7-12
| 330 students
Rank: #66.
Bryant Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1280 Rush St
Dubuque, IA 52003
(563) 552-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #77.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2007 Radford Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 552-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
Rank: #88.
Western Dubuque High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
302 5th Ave Sw
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-3442
Grades: 9-12
| 930 students
Rank: #99.
Table Mound Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Tower Dr
Dubuque, IA 52003
(563) 552-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #1010.
Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2001 Radford Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 552-5000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,095 students
Rank: #1111.
Sageville Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12015 Sherrill Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 552-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #1212.
John Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2135 Woodland
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 552-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #1313.
Drexler Middle- Intermediate School
Math: 80% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
405 3rd Ave Ne
Farley, IA 52046
(563) 744-3371
Grades: 5-8
| 748 students
Rank: #1414.
Dyersville Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
813 12th Ave Sw
Dyersville, IA 52040
(563) 875-8484
Grades: PK-4
| 285 students
Rank: #1515.
Irving Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2520 Pennsylvania Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #1616.
Eisenhower Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3170 Spring Valley Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #1717.
Hoover Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3259 St Anne Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #1818.
Hempstead High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3715 Pennsylvania Ave
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 552-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,709 students
Rank: #1919.
Dubuque Senior High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,585 students
Rank: #2020.
George Washington Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
51 N Grandview Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 647 students
Rank: #2121.
Marshall Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Rhomberg Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #2222.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1105 Althauser Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 529 students
Rank: #2323.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
605 Lincoln Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 256 students
Rank: #2424.
Fulton Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2540 Central Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-3650
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #2525.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
555 Nevada Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-4050
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #2626.
Prescott Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1151 White St
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dubuque County, IA

Dubuque County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
867 Bernard Road
Bernard, IA 52032
(563) 879-3190
Grades: 1-3
| 30 students
39 Bluff
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-5800
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1090 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-5850
Grades: PK
| 51 students
1090 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-5850
Grades: PK-8
| 78 students

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