Top 10 Best Waterloo Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 public elementary schools serving 7,219 students in Waterloo, IA. The top ranked public elementary schools in Waterloo, IA are Orange Elementary School, Hoover Middle School and Kingsley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waterloo, IA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 67% statewide average). Elementary schools in Waterloo have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Iowa public elementary school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Best Waterloo, IA Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Orange Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5805 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2880
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
Rank: #22.
Hoover Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
630 Hillcrest Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2830
Grades: 6-8
| 916 students
Rank: #33.
Kingsley Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Sunset Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2210
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #44.
Lou Henry Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
312 Rachael St
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2860
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #55.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
812 Idaho St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-2630
Grades: PK-5
| 589 students
Rank: #66.
Kittrell Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1304 Oregon St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 433-2910
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #77.
Fred Becker Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1239 Sheldon St
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2180
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #88.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1628 Washington St
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 433-1900
Grades: K-5
| 308 students
Rank: #99.
Central Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Katoski Dr
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 469 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Cunningham School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1224 Mobile St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
George Washington Carver Academy
Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1505 Logan Ave
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 488 students
Rank: #1212.
Irving Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1115 W. 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 433-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #1313.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
302 Cedar Bend St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-1990
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #1414.
Expo Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1410 Independence Ave
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-1930
Grades: 6-12
| 411 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo, Iowa Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1700 Downing Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 433-2150
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
927 Franklin
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-1930
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1913 Heath St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 235-5557
Grades: PK
| 32 students
233 Edwards St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 433-1960
Grades: PK
| n/a students
200 E Arlington St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 291-4883
Grades: K-5
| 79 students

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