Top 5 Best Winnebago County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 2,351 students in Winnebago County, IA. Winnebago County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Winnebago County, IA are Forest City Middle School, Lake Mills Elementary School and Lake Mills Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Winnebago County, IA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 68% statewide average). Schools in Winnebago County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Iowa public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Best Winnebago County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Forest City Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
216 W School St
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-4772
Grades: 6-8
| 248 students
Rank: #22.
Lake Mills Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
102 S 4th Ave E
Lake Mills, IA 50450
(641) 592-1882
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #33.
Lake Mills Senior High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
102 S 4th Ave E
Lake Mills, IA 50450
(641) 592-0893
Grades: 9-12
| 208 students
Rank: #44.
Forest City Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1405 W I St
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-2670
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #55.
Lake Mills Middle School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
102 S 4th Ave E
Lake Mills, IA 50450
(641) 592-0894
Grades: 6-8
| 139 students
Rank: #66.
North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
111 3rd Ave Nw
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
(641) 562-2525
Grades: PK-4
| 252 students
Rank: #77.
Forest City High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
206 W School St
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-2324
Grades: 9-12
| 379 students
Rank: #88.
North Iowa High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 3rd Ave Nw
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
(641) 562-2525
Grades: 9-12
| 129 students
Rank: #99.
North Iowa Middle School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
111 3rd Ave Nw
Buffalo Center, IA 50424
(641) 562-2525
Grades: 5-8
| 130 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Winnebago County, IA

Winnebago County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
145 South Clark St
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-2324
Grades: 9-12
| 15 students
116 Jackson St S
Thompson, IA 50478
(641) 584-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students

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