Top 10 Best Madison County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,212 students in Madison County, IA. Madison County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Madison County, IA are Earlham Middle School, Winterset Middle School and Earlham Elementary 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 76% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Madison County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Madison County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Earlham Middle School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2214
Grades: 7-8
| 85 students
Rank: #22.
Winterset Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
706 West School Street
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3010
Grades: 4-6
| 410 students
Rank: #33.
Earlham Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2213
Grades: PK-6
| 323 students
Rank: #44.
Winterset Junior High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
720 Husky Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3336
Grades: 7-8
| 291 students
Rank: #55.
Interstate 35 Secondary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
405 E North St
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 465-4818
Grades: 6-12
| 449 students
Rank: #66.
Earlham Senior High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
535 N Chestnut Ave
Earlham, IA 50072
(515) 758-2235
Grades: 9-12
| 201 students
Rank: #77.
Winterset Senior High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
624 Husky Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3320
Grades: 9-12
| 481 students
Rank: #88.
Interstate 35 Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
445 East North Street
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 765-4901
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #99.
Winterset Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
404 S 2nd Ave
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-1551
Grades: PK-3
| 556 students
Winterset Bridges School
Alternative School
624 Husky Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-3320
Grades: 9-12
| 20 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
445 East North St
Truro, IA 50257
(641) 765-4908
Grades: 6-8
| 206 students

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