Top 10 Best Henry County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,090 students in Henry County, IA (there are 1 private school, serving 82 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Henry County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Henry County, IA are Salem Elementary School, Waco High School and Lincoln Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Henry County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Henry County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Henry County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Salem Elementary School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
412 E. Jackson St.
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 258-7799
Grades: PK-5
| 92 students
Rank: #22.
Waco High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
706 N Pearl
Wayland, IA 52654
(319) 256-6200
Grades: 7-12
| 227 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 S Corkhill
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-7765
Grades: K-5
| 231 students
Rank: #44.
Winfield Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
208 S Olive
Winfield, IA 52659
(319) 257-7702
Grades: PK-5
| 188 students
Rank: #55.
Clark Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 S Walnut
New London, IA 52645
(319) 367-0507
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students
Rank: #66.
Mount Pleasant High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2104 S. Grand Avenue
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 549 students
Rank: #77.
New London Jr-sr High School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Jack Wilson Dr
New London, IA 52645
(319) 367-0500
Grades: 6-12
| 300 students
Rank: #88.
Mount Pleasant Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
414 N Adams
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-7730
Grades: 6-8
| 424 students
Rank: #99.
Van Allen Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
801 E Henry Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-7771
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #1010.
Winfield-mt Union Jr-sr High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
208 S Olive
Winfield, IA 52659
(319) 257-7701
Grades: 6-12
| 228 students
Rank: #1111.
Harlan Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 N. Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-7762
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
Rank: #1212.
Wisdomquest Education Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
401 E. Monroe Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-7709
Grades: 10-12
| 23 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Henry County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Henry County, IA include Salem Elementary School, Waco High School and Lincoln Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Henry County, IA?
12 public schools are located in Henry County, IA.
What percentage of students in Henry County, IA go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Henry County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Henry County, IA?
Henry County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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