Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Iowa (2021-22)

Public high schools in Iowa achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 71% (2021-22).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Iowa is Adm Senior High School with 90-94%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Iowa (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
Adm Senior High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
801 Nile Kinnick Dr S
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4584
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
Center Point-urbana High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
145 Iowa Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
Decorah High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
100 Claiborne Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-3643
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
Lawton Junior-senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 7-12
100 Tara Way
Lawton, IA 51030
(712) 944-5181
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
Pcm High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
400 East Highway 163
Monroe, IA 50170
(641) 259-2315
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
Solon High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
600 W. 5th Street
Solon, IA 52333
(319) 624-3401
Rank: #1 - 71. - 7.
South Central Calhoun High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
709 W Main St
Lake City, IA 51449
(712) 464-7211
Rank: #88.
Pleasant Valley High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 9-12
604 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-5151
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Denver Senior High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 9-12
541 E Eagle
Denver, IA 50622
(319) 984-5639
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Grundy Center High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 9-12
1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(319) 825-5449
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Maquoketa Valley Senior High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 9-12
107 South St
Delhi, IA 52223
(563) 922-2091
Rank: #9 - 129. - 12.
Woodward-granger High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 9-12
306 W 3rd St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-2115
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Ballard High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
701 Ballard Drive
Huxley, IA 50124
(515) 597-2971
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Baxter High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 6-12
202 E State
Baxter, IA 50028
(641) 227-3103
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Clear Lake High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
125 N 20th St
Clear Lake, IA 50428
(641) 357-5235
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Gilbert High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
312 Gretten
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-3738
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Harlan High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
2102 Durant
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-3101
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Hudson High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 7-12
245 S Washington
Hudson, IA 50643
(319) 988-4226
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Pella High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
212 E University St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-3870
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Roland-story High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
1009 Story St
Story City, IA 50248
(515) 733-4329
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Spirit Lake High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
2701 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-3707
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Van Meter High School School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
Waverly-shell Rock Senior High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
1405 4th Ave Sw
Waverly, IA 50677
(319) 352-2087
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
West Delaware High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
605 New St
Manchester, IA 52057
(563) 927-3515
Rank: #13 - 2513. - 25.
West Marshall High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
601 3rd Street Nw
State Center, IA 50247
(641) 483-2136
Rank: #2626.
Lewis Central Senior High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 9-12
3504 Harry Langdon Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 366-8322
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Ankeny Centennial High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 10-12
2220 Nw State St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9610
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Dc-g Meadows
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 8-9
2555 W 1st St Suite 200
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-0105
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Ames High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 817-0600
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Ankeny High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 10-12
1155 Sw Cherry St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9630
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Prairieview School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 8-9
655 Se University Ave
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-2770
Rank: #32 - 5832. - 58.
Ahstw Secondary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 7-12
768 S Maple
Avoca, IA 51521
(712) 343-6364
Rank: #32 - 5832. - 58.
Akron Westfield Senior High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
850 Kerr Drive
Akron, IA 51001
(712) 568-2020
Rank: #32 - 5832. - 58.
Alburnett Senior High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
131 Roosevelt Street
Alburnett, IA 52202
(319) 842-2263
Rank: #32 - 5832. - 58.
Central Lyon Senior High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1010 S Greene Street
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
(712) 472-2664
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