Top 10 Best Plymouth County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 4,276 students in Plymouth County, IA (there are 2 private schools, serving 665 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Plymouth County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%). Plymouth County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Plymouth County, IA are Hinton Intermediate School, Akron Westfield Middle School and Akron Westfield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Plymouth County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Plymouth County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Plymouth County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hinton Intermediate School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
315 W. Grand
Hinton, IA 51024
(712) 947-4328
Grades: 4-6
| 167 students
Rank: #22.
Akron Westfield Middle School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
850 Kerr Dr
Akron, IA 51001
(712) 568-2020
Grades: 6-8
| 138 students
Rank: #33.
Akron Westfield Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
850 Kerr Dr
Akron, IA 51001
(712) 568-3322
Grades: K-5
| 254 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Hinton Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
315 West Grand
Hinton, IA 51024
(712) 947-4327
Grades: PK-3
| 311 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Remsen-union Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
511 Roosevelt St
Remsen, IA 51050
(712) 786-1101
Grades: PK-4
| 141 students
Rank: #66.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 3rd Ave Se
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-4185
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #77.
Hinton High School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
315 W. Grand
Hinton, IA 51024
(712) 947-4328
Grades: 7-12
| 354 students
Rank: #88.
Kingsley-pierson High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
322 Quest Avenue
Kingsley, IA 51028
(712) 378-2861
Grades: 9-12
| 135 students
Rank: #99.
Remsen-union Middle School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
511 Roosevelt
Remsen, IA 51050
(712) 786-1101
Grades: 5-8
| 189 students
Rank: #1010.
Kluckhohn Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1338 Central Ave Se
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-7064
Grades: K-5
| 437 students
Rank: #1111.
Le Mars Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
977 3rd Ave Sw
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-7022
Grades: 6-8
| 516 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Akron Westfield Senior High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
850 Kerr Drive
Akron, IA 51001
(712) 568-2020
Grades: 9-12
| 192 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Clark Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 2nd Ave Nw
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-8121
Grades: PK-5
| 309 students
Rank: #1414.
Kingsley Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
322 Quest Avenue
Kingsley, IA 51028
(712) 378-2861
Grades: K-4
| 168 students
Rank: #1515.
Le Mars High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
921 3rd Ave Sw
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-4153
Grades: 9-12
| 654 students
Rank: #1616.
Individualized Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
940 Lincoln Street Sw
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-5858
Grades: 9-12
| 37 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Plymouth County, IA

Plymouth County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
608 Main St
Merrill, IA 51038
(712) 938-2562
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
511 Roosevelt St
Remsen, IA 51050
(712) 786-1101
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Plymouth County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Plymouth County, IA include Hinton Intermediate School, Akron Westfield Middle School and Akron Westfield Elementary School. Plymouth County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
How many public schools are located in Plymouth County, IA?
16 public schools are located in Plymouth County, IA.
What percentage of students in Plymouth County, IA go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Plymouth County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Plymouth County, IA?
Plymouth County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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