Top 10 Best Hardin County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,002 students in Hardin County, IA (there are 1 private school, serving 4 private students). 100% of all K-12 students in Hardin County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Hardin County, IA are Agwsr High School, Iowa Falls - Alden High School and Rock Run Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hardin County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Hardin County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hardin County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Agwsr High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
918 4th Avenue
Ackley, IA 50601
(641) 847-2633
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Rank: #22.
Iowa Falls - Alden High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1903 North Taylor
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(641) 648-6440
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
Rank: #33.
Rock Run Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
710 North St
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(641) 648-6420
Grades: 2-5
| 295 students
Rank: #44.
Hubbard-radcliffe Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Isabella
Radcliffe, IA 50230
(515) 899-2111
Grades: PK-5
| 197 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Bcluw Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
704 Commercial St
Union, IA 50258
(641) 486-5371
Grades: 5-8
| 180 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
South Hardin High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 24th St
Eldora, IA 50627
(641) 939-3421
Grades: 9-12
| 240 students
Rank: #77.
South Hardin Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 E. Chestnut
Hubbard, IA 50122
(641) 864-2211
Grades: 6-8
| 216 students
Rank: #88.
Alden Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
209 Center Street
Alden, IA 50006
(515) 859-3393
Grades: PK-6
| 169 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Agwsr Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
918 4th Ave
Ackley, IA 50601
(641) 847-2611
Grades: K-5
| 234 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Eldora-new Providence Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 10th St
Eldora, IA 50627
(641) 939-9350
Grades: PK-5
| 277 students
Rank: #1111.
Riverbend Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1124 Union St.
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(641) 648-6430
Grades: 6-8
| 272 students
Rank: n/an/a
The Cougars Den
413 State St
Ackley, IA 50601
(641) 847-2699
Grades: PK-K
| 61 students
Rank: n/an/a
1510 Washington Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(641) 648-6410
Grades: PK-1
| 266 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Hardin County, IA

Hardin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P.o. Box 48
Alden, IA 50006
(515) 859-3394
Grades: 7-12
| 122 students
1100 12th Ave
Eldora, IA 50627
(641) 939-2599
Grades: 5-8
| 191 students
200 Chestnut Po Box 129
Hubbard, IA 50122
(641) 864-2211
Grades: 9-12
| 162 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hardin County, IA?

The top ranked public schools in Hardin County, IA are Agwsr High School, Iowa Falls - Alden High School and Rock Run Elementary School.

How many public schools are located in Hardin County, IA?

13 public schools are located in Hardin County, IA.

What percentage of students in Hardin County, IA go to public school?

100% of all K-12 students in Hardin County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).

What is the racial composition of students in Hardin County, IA?

Hardin County, IA minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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