Top 5 Best Howard County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,454 students in Howard County, IA. Howard County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Howard County, IA are Crestwood High School, Crestwood Elementary School and Riceville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Howard County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Howard County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Howard County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Crestwood High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 Schroder Dr
Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-2764
Grades: 7-12
| 582 students
Rank: #22.
Crestwood Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 4th Ave East
Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-2001
Grades: K-6
| 471 students
Rank: #33.
Riceville Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
912 Woodland Ave
Riceville, IA 50466
(641) 985-2288
Grades: PK-5
| 182 students
Rank: #44.
Riceville High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
912 Woodland Ave
Riceville, IA 50466
(641) 985-2288
Grades: 6-12
| 174 students
1135 Canterbury St.
Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-5424
Grades: PK
| 45 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Howard County, IA

Howard County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1000 4th Ave East
Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-2300
Grades: 6-8
| 204 students
205 3rd Ave West
Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-2310
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
319 Oak St, 319 Oak St
Elma, IA 50628
(641) 393-2280
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
120 W. Jackson, 120 W. Jackson
Lime Springs, IA 52155
(563) 566-2221
Grades: PK
| 9 students

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