Top 10 Best Madison County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,221 students in Madison County, IA.
The top ranked public schools in Madison County, IA are Winterset Junior High School, Earlham Elementary School and Interstate 35 Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Madison County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Madison County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 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 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Madison County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Winterset Junior High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
720 Husky Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3336
Grades: 7-8
| 281 students
Rank: #22.
Earlham Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2213
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #33.
Interstate 35 Middle School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
405 E North Street
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 765-4818
Grades: 5-8
| 260 students
Rank: #44.
Winterset Senior High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
720 Husky Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3320
Grades: 9-12
| 574 students
Rank: #55.
Earlham Senior High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2235
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students
Rank: #66.
Winterset Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
706 West School Street
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3010
Grades: 4-6
| 360 students
Rank: #77.
Interstate 35 High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
405 E North St
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 465-4818
Grades: 9-12
| 264 students
Rank: #88.
Interstate 35 Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
445 East North Street
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 765-4901
Grades: PK-4
| 336 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Earlham Middle School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2214
Grades: 6-8
| 142 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Winterset Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
404 S 2nd Ave
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-1551
Grades: PK-3
| 508 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Madison County, IA

Madison County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
445 East North St
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 765-4901
Grades: PK
| 43 students
405 East North St
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 765-4818
Grades: 9-12
| 287 students
624 Husky Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3320
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Madison County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Madison County, IA include Winterset Junior High School, Earlham Elementary School and Interstate 35 Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Madison County, IA?
10 public schools are located in Madison County, IA.
What is the racial composition of students in Madison County, IA?
Madison County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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