Top 3 Best Taylor County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,017 students in Taylor County, IA.
The top ranked public schools in Taylor County, IA are Bedford Elementary School, Bedford High School and Lenox Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Taylor County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Taylor County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Taylor County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bedford Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
906 Pennsylvania St
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2116
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students
Rank: #22.
Bedford High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
906 Pennsylvania St
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2656
Grades: 6-12
| 223 students
Rank: #33.
Lenox Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 S. Locust St.
Lenox, IA 50851
(641) 333-2244
Grades: PK-6
| 297 students
Rank: #44.
Lenox High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 S Locust St
Lenox, IA 50851
(641) 333-2244
Grades: 7-12
| 210 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Taylor County, IA

Taylor County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
906 Pennsylvania St Po Box 234
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2656
Grades: 6-12
| 306 students
906 Pennsylvania St Po Box 234
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2656
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students
600 170th St, 600 170th St
Clearfield, IA 50840
(641) 336-2353
Grades: PK-6
| 27 students
600 N. Lafayette
New Market, IA 51646
(712) 585-3222
Grades: K-6
| 33 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Taylor County, IA?
The top ranked public schools in Taylor County, IA include Bedford Elementary School, Bedford High School and Lenox Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Taylor County, IA?
4 public schools are located in Taylor County, IA.
What is the racial composition of students in Taylor County, IA?
Taylor County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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