Top 10 Best Iowa City Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 8,322 students in Iowa City, IA. Iowa City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Iowa City, IA are Lincoln Elementary School, Longfellow Elementary School and Bohumil Shimek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Iowa City, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Iowa City have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Iowa City, IA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
300 Teeters Court
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1130
Grades: PK-6
| 229 students
Rank: #22.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1130 Seymour Ave
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1135
Grades: PK-6
| 335 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Bohumil Shimek Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Grissel Place
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1160
Grades: PK-6
| 241 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Herbert Hoover Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 E Court St
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1110
Grades: PK-6
| 296 students
Rank: #55.
Weber Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3850 Rohret Road
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1170
Grades: PK-6
| 496 students
Rank: #66.
Helen Lemme Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3100 Washington St
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1125
Grades: PK-6
| 376 students
Rank: #77.
West Senior High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2901 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,587 students
Rank: #88.
Ernest Horn Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Koser Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1115
Grades: K-6
| 412 students
Rank: #99.
Iowa City High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Morningside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,600 students
Rank: #1010.
Southeast Junior High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Bradford Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1070
Grades: 7-8
| 757 students
Rank: #1111.
Robert Lucas Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Southlawn Dr
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1140
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #1212.
Horace Mann Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
521 N Dodge St
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1145
Grades: PK-6
| 239 students
Rank: #1313.
Grant Wood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1930 Lakeside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1180
Grades: PK-6
| 306 students
Rank: #1414.
Alexander Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3571 Sycamore St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1095
Grades: PK-6
| 452 students
Rank: #1515.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1355 Deforest Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1165
Grades: PK-6
| 376 students
Rank: #1616.
Elizabeth Tate Alt. High School
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1528 Mall Drive
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1080
Grades: 9-12
| 165 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
611 Greenwood Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1155
Grades: PK-6
| 289 students

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