Top 3 Best Leon Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 699 students in Leon, IA. Leon has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Leon, IA are Central Decatur Ms/hs High School, North Elementary School and South Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Leon, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Leon have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Leon, IA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Decatur Ms/hs High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1201 Ne Poplar
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-4816
Grades: 7-12
| 297 students
Rank: #22.
North Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1203 Ne Poplar Street
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-4452
Grades: 3-6
| 222 students
201 Se 6th St
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-6521
Grades: PK-2
| 180 students

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