Top 10 Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 5,441 students in Marion County, IA. Marion County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, IA are Pella Middle School, Pella High School and Jefferson Intermediate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marion County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Marion County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pella Middle School
Math: 92% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
613 E 13th
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4784
Grades: 7-8
| 370 students
Rank: #22.
Pella High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
212 E University St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-3870
Grades: 9-12
| 715 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson Intermediate
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
801 E 13th St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-8267
Grades: 4-6
| 522 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1111 North Main Street
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-3970
Grades: PK-3
| 366 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
950 E. University St.
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4638
Grades: PK-3
| 443 students
Rank: #66.
Pleasantville Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
414 Jones St
Pleasantville, IA 50225
(515) 848-0566
Grades: PK-6
| 373 students
Rank: #77.
Pleasantville Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
415 Jones St
Pleasantville, IA 50225
(515) 848-0528
Grades: 7-8
| 106 students
Rank: #88.
Knoxville High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1811 W Madison
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-2173
Grades: 9-12
| 492 students
Rank: #99.
Knoxville Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
102 N Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-3315
Grades: 6-8
| 407 students
Rank: #1010.
Pleasantville High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Jones St
Pleasantville, IA 50225
(515) 848-0541
Grades: 9-12
| 225 students
Rank: #1111.
Northstar Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
407 W Larson
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-6527
Grades: 3-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1212.
Twin Cedars Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2204 Highway G71
Bussey, IA 50044
(641) 944-5245
Grades: PK-6
| 180 students
Rank: #1313.
Twin Cedars Jr-sr High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2204 Highway G71
Bussey, IA 50044
(641) 944-5243
Grades: 7-12
| 148 students
Rank: #1414.
Melcher-dallas Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1003 E Park St
Melcher Dallas, IA 50062
(641) 947-3151
Grades: PK-6
| 187 students
Rank: #1515.
Melcher-dallas High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
214 S Main
Melcher Dallas, IA 50163
(641) 947-3731
Grades: 7-12
| 169 students
Rank: n/an/a
306 S Park Lane Dr
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-2185
Grades: PK-2
| 407 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Marion County, IA

Marion County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
614 East Washington St
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-6541
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
614 E. Washington
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-4533
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
214 S. Main Street
Melcher Dallas, IA 50163
(641) 947-3731
Grades: 7-8
| 51 students
401 Main St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4638
Grades: K-3
| 171 students

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