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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,447 students in Ottumwa, IA. Ottumwa has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Ottumwa, IA are Eisenhower Elementary School, Horace Mann Elementary School and James Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ottumwa, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Ottumwa have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ottumwa, IA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Eisenhower Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2624 Marilyn Rd
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-5617

    Grades: K-5 | 238 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Horace Mann Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1523 N Court St
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-4661

    Grades: K-5 | 243 students
  • Rank: #33.
    James Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 N Benton
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-5411

    Grades: K-5 | 185 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ottumwa High School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 E 2nd
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 683-4444

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,275 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Evans Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    812 Chester Avenue
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-6511

    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Wilson Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1102 E. 4th St.
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-5441

    Grades: K-5 | 301 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Liberty Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Traxler Drive
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 682-4502

    Grades: 2-5 | 715 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.307 W. Mary St.
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-4668

    Grades: K-1 | 298 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.608 E Williams
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 684-7179

    Grades: PK | 224 students
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