Top 10 Best Linn County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 81 public schools serving 36,754 students in Linn County, IA (there are 21 private schools, serving 4,339 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Linn County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Linn County, IA are Indian Creek Elementary School, Echo Hill Elementary School and Washington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Linn 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 Linn County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Linn County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Indian Creek Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2900 Indian Creek Rd
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3270
Grades: K-4
| 413 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Echo Hill Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 Echo Hill Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 730-3560
Grades: PK-4
| 534 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
615 5th Ave Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-6251
Grades: PK-4
| 541 students
Rank: #44.
Mount Vernon High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
731 Palisades Rd Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-8843
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #55.
Hazel Point Intermediate School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
453 Echo Hill Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3001
Grades: 5-6
| 556 students
Rank: #66.
Mount Vernon Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
525 Palisades Road Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-6254
Grades: 5-8
| 432 students
Rank: #77.
Westfield Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
901 E Main St
Robins, IA 52328
(319) 447-3350
Grades: K-4
| 489 students
Rank: #88.
Lisbon High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
235 W School St
Lisbon, IA 52253
(319) 455-2106
Grades: 9-12
| 189 students
Rank: #99.
Center Point-urbana Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
613 Summit Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Grades: 6-8
| 353 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Center Point-urbana High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
145 Iowa Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Grades: 9-12
| 478 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Oak Ridge School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4901 Alburnett Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3410
Grades: 7-8
| 540 students
Rank: #1212.
North-linn Senior High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA 52344
(319) 224-3291
Grades: 9-12
| 175 students
Rank: #1313.
Viola Gibson Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6101 Gibson Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(319) 558-2920
Grades: PK-5
| 577 students
Rank: #1414.
Linn-mar High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3111 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3040
Grades: 9-12
| 2,273 students
Rank: #1515.
North-linn Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA 52344
(319) 224-3291
Grades: 6-8
| 113 students
Rank: #1616.
Marion High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
675 S 15th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 377-9891
Grades: 9-12
| 681 students
Rank: #1717.
Springville Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
158 5th St. N.
Springville, IA 52336
(319) 854-6195
Grades: PK-6
| 256 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Alburnett Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
131 Roosevelt Street
Alburnett, IA 52202
(319) 842-2261
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Lisbon Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
235 W School St
Lisbon, IA 52253
(319) 455-2106
Grades: 7-8
| 103 students
Rank: #2020.
Prairie Ridge Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
278 South Prairie Rd Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5100
Grades: PK-4
| 435 students
Rank: #2121.
Boulder Peak Intermediate School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3920 35th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3001
Grades: 5-6
| 616 students
Rank: #2222.
Excelsior Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3555 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3130
Grades: 7-8
| 632 students
Rank: #2323.
Prairie High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5340
Grades: 10-12
| 1,290 students
Rank: #2424.
John F Kennedy High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4545 Wenig Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 1,741 students
Rank: #2525.
Center Point-urbana Intermediate School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
202 W Main Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Grades: 3-5
| 298 students
Rank: #2626.
Alburnett Middle School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
131 Roosevelt Street
Alburnett, IA 52202
(319) 842-2263
Grades: 6-8
| 179 students
Rank: #2727.
Springville Secondary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Academy St
Springville, IA 52336
(319) 854-6196
Grades: 7-12
| 180 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Linn Grove Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2301 50th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 730-3500
Grades: PK-4
| 433 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Lisbon Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
235 W School St
Lisbon, IA 52253
(319) 455-2659
Grades: PK-6
| 419 students
Rank: #3030.
North Linn Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA 52344
(319) 224-3291
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
Rank: #3131.
Prairie Point
Math: 62% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8015 Kirkwood Blvd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5500
Grades: 7-9
| 1,338 students
Rank: #3232.
Francis Marion Intermediate School
Math: 72% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2301 3rd Ave
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 373-4766
Grades: 3-4
| 272 students
Rank: #3333.
Bowman Woods Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
151 Boyson Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 447-3240
Grades: PK-4
| 444 students
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 38th St Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2471
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #34 - 3734. - 37.
Prairie View Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
251 Prairie Hill Ct Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5260
Grades: PK-4
| 406 students
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Linn County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2500 Edgewood Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-1629
Grades: 6-12
| 598 students
400 Barber Street
Central City, IA 52214
(319) 438-6181
Grades: 6-8
| 104 students
408 East Linn St
Coggon, IA 52218
(319) 435-2396
Grades: PK-5
| 140 students
1400 10th Ave
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 377-0183
Grades: PK-2
| 168 students
3200 Pioneer Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 558-2176
Grades: PK-K
| 278 students
1500 B Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2475
Grades: PK-5
| 244 students
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5310
Grades: 6-8
| 945 students
5200 E Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 558-2246
Grades: 6-8
| 22 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Linn County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Linn County, IA include Indian Creek Elementary School, Echo Hill Elementary School and Washington Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Linn County, IA?
81 public schools are located in Linn County, IA.
What percentage of students in Linn County, IA go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Linn County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Linn County, IA?
Linn County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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