Top 5 Best Story County Public High Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public high schools serving 3,650 students in Story County, IA. The top ranked public high schools in Story County, IA are Gilbert High School, Roland-story High School and Nevada High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Story County, IA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Iowa public high school average of 68%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 71% statewide average). High schools in Story County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Iowa public high schools.
Story County, IA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the Iowa average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Ames High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Iowa or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public high school average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Best Story County Public High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gilbert High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
312 Gretten
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-3738
Grades: 9-12
| 472 students
Rank: #22.
Roland-story High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1009 Story St
Story City, IA 50248
(515) 733-4329
Grades: 9-12
| 336 students
Rank: #33.
Nevada High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 15th St
Nevada, IA 50201
(515) 382-3521
Grades: 9-12
| 453 students
Rank: #44.
Ames High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 817-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,328 students
Rank: #55.
Ballard High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
701 Ballard Drive
Huxley, IA 50124
(515) 597-2971
Grades: 9-12
| 564 students
Rank: #66.
Colo-nesco Middle/High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
919 West St
Colo, IA 50056
(641) 377-2282
Grades: 5-12
| 274 students
Rank: #77.
Collins-maxwell Middle/High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Metcalf St.
Maxwell, IA 50161
(515) 387-1115
Grades: 6-12
| 223 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Story County, IA

Story County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
400 Latrobe
Mc Callsburg, IA 50154
(515) 434-2302
Grades: PK-K
| 26 students
919 West St, 919 West St
Colo, IA 50056
(641) 377-2284
Grades: 5-6
| 66 students
400 Latrobe
Mc Callsburg, IA 50154
(515) 434-2302
Grades: PK-2
| 53 students
919 West St
Colo, IA 50056
(641) 377-2282
Grades: PK-2
| 70 students
415 Stanton Ave
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 239-3755
Grades: K
| 38 students
601 28th St
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 239-3780
Grades: K-6
| 225 students
921 9th St
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 239-3785
Grades: K-6
| 273 students
1921 Ames High Dr
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 817-0635
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students

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