Top 5 Best Marion County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 3,244 students in Marion County, IA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Marion County, IA are Jefferson Intermediate, Lincoln Elementary School and Madison Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marion County, IA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 65% statewide average). Elementary schools in Marion County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Iowa public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Marion County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Intermediate
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
801 E 13th St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-8267
Grades: 4-6
| 521 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1111 North Main Street
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-3970
Grades: PK-3
| 356 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Madison Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
950 E. University St.
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4638
Grades: PK-3
| 449 students
Rank: #44.
Knoxville Middle School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
102 N Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-3315
Grades: 6-8
| 370 students
Rank: #55.
Pleasantville Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
414 Jones St
Pleasantville, IA 50225
(515) 848-0566
Grades: PK-6
| 422 students
Rank: #66.
Twin Cedars Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2204 Highway G71
Bussey, IA 50044
(641) 944-5245
Grades: PK-6
| 189 students
Rank: #77.
Melcher-dallas Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1003 E Park St
Melcher Dallas, IA 50062
(641) 947-3151
Grades: PK-6
| 181 students
Rank: #88.
Northstar Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
407 W Larson
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-6527
Grades: 3-5
| 330 students
Rank: n/an/a
306 S Park Lane Dr
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-2185
Grades: PK-2
| 426 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Marion County, IA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Marion County, IA include Jefferson Intermediate, Lincoln Elementary School and Madison Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Marion County, IA?
9 public elementary schools are located in Marion County, IA.
What is the racial composition of students in Marion County, IA?
Marion County, IA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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