Top 10 Best Webster County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,900 students in Webster County, IA (there are 4 private schools, serving 872 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Webster County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Webster County, IA are Manson Northwest Webster Elementary School, Dayton Center and Southeast Webster-grand Southeast Valley Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Webster County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Iowa public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Webster County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Webster County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Manson Northwest Webster Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
303 Pierce Street
Barnum, IA 50518
(515) 542-3211
Grades: PK-6
| 419 students
Rank: #22.
Dayton Center
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
104 2nd St. Nw
Dayton, IA 50530
(515) 547-2314
Grades: PK-4
| 208 students
Rank: #33.
Southeast Webster-grand Southeast Valley Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
30850 Paragon Ave.
Burnside, IA 50521
(515) 359-2235
Grades: 5-8
| 312 students
Rank: #44.
Southeast Valley High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 Riddle St
Gowrie, IA 50543
(515) 352-3142
Grades: 9-12
| 336 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Cooper Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2420 14th Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5602
Grades: 1-5
| 235 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Feelhaver Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 14th Ave N
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5680
Grades: 1-5
| 227 students
Rank: #77.
Fort Dodge Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
800 North 32nd Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5691
Grades: 6-8
| 790 students
Rank: #88.
Fort Dodge High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
819 N 25th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 955-1770
Grades: 9-12
| 1,065 students
Rank: #99.
Duncombe Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1620 6th Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5623
Grades: 1-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1010.
Butler Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
945 South 18th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5882
Grades: 1-5
| 424 students
Rank: n/an/a
104 So. 17th St.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5740
Grades: PK-K
| 408 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Webster County, IA

Webster County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
416 South 10th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5691
Grades: 5-6
| 507 students
104 South 17 St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7305
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
712 3rd St Nw
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5613
Grades: PK-4
| 141 students
303 Pierce St P.o. Box 169
Barnum, IA 50518
(515) 542-3211
Grades: 5-8
| 193 students
303 Pierce St
Barnum, IA 50518
(515) 542-3211
Grades: 5-8
| 195 students
1015 5th Ave North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 574-5711
Grades: 7-8
| 515 students
733 F St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 955-8817
Grades: PK-4
| 192 students
30850 Paragon Ave. Po Box 49
Burnside, IA 50521
(515) 359-2235
Grades: 9-12
| 132 students
30850 Paragon Ave., 30850 Para
Burnside, IA 50521
(515) 359-2235
Grades: 7-8
| 87 students
30850 Paragon Ave., 30850 Para
Burnside, IA 50521
(515) 359-2235
Grades: 9-12
| 145 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Webster County, IA?
How many public schools are located in Webster County, IA?
11 public schools are located in Webster County, IA.
What percentage of students in Webster County, IA go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Webster County, IA are educated in public schools (compared to the IA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Webster County, IA?
Webster County, IA public schools minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public schools average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

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