Top 10 Best Fayette County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 3,490 students in Fayette County, IA (there are 2 private schools, serving 98 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Fayette County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Fayette County, IA are Turkey Valley Elementary School, West Union Elementary School and Valley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fayette County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Fayette County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Fayette County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Turkey Valley Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3219 St Hwy 24
Waucoma, IA 52171
(563) 776-6011
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
Rank: #22.
West Union Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 North Pine
West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-3851
Grades: PK-3
| 207 students
Rank: #33.
Valley Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23493 Canoe Rd
Elgin, IA 52141
(563) 422-3851
Grades: PK-5
| 174 students
Rank: #44.
North Fayette Valley Middle School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23493 Canoe Rd
Elgin, IA 52141
(563) 422-3851
Grades: 6-8
| 249 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Starmont Middle School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3202 40th St
Arlington, IA 50606
(563) 933-4598
Grades: 6-8
| 124 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Turkey Valley Jr-sr High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3219 St Hwy 24
Waucoma, IA 52171
(563) 776-6011
Grades: 7-12
| 192 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Starmont Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3202 40th St
Arlington, IA 50606
(563) 933-2238
Grades: PK-5
| 268 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
West Central Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Pember
Maynard, IA 50655
(563) 637-2283
Grades: 9-12
| 86 students
Rank: #99.
Fayette Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 N Volga
Fayette, IA 52142
(563) 422-3851
Grades: 4-5
| 95 students
Rank: #1010.
North Fayette Valley High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 N Pine St
West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-3851
Grades: 9-12
| 323 students
Rank: #1111.
Starmont High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3202 40th St
Arlington, IA 50606
(563) 933-4598
Grades: 9-12
| 200 students
Rank: #1212.
West Central Pk - 8 School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Pember
Maynard, IA 50655
(563) 637-2283
Grades: PK-8
| 231 students
Rank: #1313.
Wings Park Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 8th Ave Ne
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-1982
Grades: 1-4
| 372 students
Rank: #1414.
Oelwein High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
315 8th Ave Se
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-2731
Grades: 9-12
| 351 students
Rank: #1515.
Oelwein Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 12th Ave Se
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-3015
Grades: 5-8
| 353 students
Rank: #1616.
Oelwein Online School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
307 8th Ave. Se
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-3536
Grades: PK-12
| 84 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Fayette County, IA

Fayette County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
200 Volga
Fayette, IA 52142
(563) 425-3303
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
412 2nd Ave Nw
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-2726
Grades: 2
| n/a students
345 East Burger
Hawkeye, IA 52147
(563) 427-3216
Grades: 1-2
| 120 students
23493 Canoe Rd
Elgin, IA 52141
(563) 426-5551
Grades: 6-8
| 195 students
200 North Volga
Fayette, IA 52142
(563) 425-3303
Grades: 7-8
| 122 students
301 6th Ave Sw
Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-1245
Grades: 1
| 77 students
23493 Canoe Rd
Elgin, IA 52141
(563) 426-5891
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
23493 Canoe Rd
Elgin, IA 52141
(563) 426-5551
Grades: 6-12
| 248 students
305 Pember, 305 Pember
Maynard, IA 50655
(563) 637-2283
Grades: 9-12
| 81 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Fayette County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Fayette County, IA include Turkey Valley Elementary School, West Union Elementary School and Valley Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Fayette County, IA?
16 public schools are located in Fayette County, IA.
What percentage of students in Fayette County, IA go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Fayette County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Fayette County, IA?
Fayette County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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