Top 5 Best O'brien County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,330 students in O'brien County, IA. O'brien County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in O'brien County, IA are East Elementary School, Sheldon Middle School and Hartley-melvin-sanborn Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
O'brien County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Iowa public school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in O'brien County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best O'brien County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
501 Normal College Ave
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-4337
Grades: PK-4
| 435 students
Rank: #22.
Sheldon Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 23rd Avenue
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-4346
Grades: 5-8
| 349 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Hartley-melvin-sanborn Middle School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
509 Main St.
Sanborn, IA 51248
(712) 930-3281
Grades: 5-8
| 187 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
South O'brien Secondary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
307 W Groesbeck
Paullina, IA 51046
(712) 949-3454
Grades: 7-12
| 273 students
Rank: #55.
Hartley-melvin-sanborn High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 N 8th Ave W
Hartley, IA 51346
(712) 928-3406
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students
Rank: #66.
South O'brien Elementary Sch Primghar Center
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
155 3rd St Ne
Primghar, IA 51245
(712) 957-3755
Grades: PK-6
| 306 students
Rank: #77.
Sheldon High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 East Fourth Street
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-2501
Grades: 9-12
| 368 students
Rank: #88.
Hartley-melvin-sanborn Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
240 1st St Se
Hartley, IA 51346
(712) 928-2020
Grades: PK-4
| 219 students
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O'brien County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
300 North 8th Ave West
Hartley, IA 51346
(712) 928-3406
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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