Top 5 Best Ottumwa Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,626 students in Ottumwa, IA (there are 2 private schools, serving 212 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Ottumwa, IA are educated in public schools compared to the IA state average of 92%. 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 70%), 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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Iowa public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ottumwa, IA Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 245 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
| 218 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
| 235 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
| 1,291 students
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
| 1,101 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
| 327 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
| 572 students
Rank: n/an/a
307 W. Mary St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-4668
Grades: K-1
| 292 students
Rank: n/an/a
1306 W Williams
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-7179
Grades: PK
| 345 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
608 East Williams
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-7179
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
907 Gateway Dr
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-1342
Grades: 9-12
| 100 students
1306 West Williams
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-4502
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
438 Mckinley
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-1843
Grades: K-5
| 348 students

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