Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in Iowa (2021)

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Public middle schools in Iowa achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 68% (2021).
The public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public middle school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Iowa is Gilbert Middle School with 95%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in Iowa (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) RLA Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Gilbert Middle SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 95%
    Grades: 6-8201 E. Mathews
    GilbertIA 50105
    (515) 232-0540

  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Denver Middle SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
    Grades: 6-8540 Lincoln
    DenverIA 50622
    (319) 984-6041

  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Lawton Junior-senior High SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
    Grades: 7-12100 Tara Way
    LawtonIA 51030
    (712) 944-5181

  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Maquoketa Valley Middle SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
    Grades: 6-8112 3rd St.
    DelhiIA 52223
    (563) 922-9411

  • Rank: #55.
    Treynor Middle SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    RLA Proficiency: 92%
    Grades: 6-8102 E Main St
    TreynorIA 51575
    (712) 487-3181

  • Rank: #66.
    North Polk Middle SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 91%
    Grades: 6-8315 Ne 141st Ave.
    AllemanIA 50007
    (515) 984-3400

  • Rank: #77.
    Solon Middle SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 89%
    Grades: 5-81775 Racine Ave.
    SolonIA 52333
    (319) 624-2381

  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Cowles Elementary SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 88%
    Grades: PK-86401 College Ave
    Windsor HeightsIA 50324
    (515) 242-7818

  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Prairie Ridge Middle SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 88%
    Grades: 6-71010 Nw Prairie Ridge Dr
    AnkenyIA 50023
    (515) 965-9705

  • Rank: #8-108.- 10.
    Summit Middle SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 88%
    Grades: 6-79500 Windsor Parkway
    JohnstonIA 50131
    (515) 986-0318

  • Rank: #11-1311.- 13.
    Baxter High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
    Grades: 6-12202 E State
    BaxterIA 50028
    (641) 227-3103

  • Rank: #11-1311.- 13.
    Hudson High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
    Grades: 7-12245 S Washington
    HudsonIA 50643
    (319) 988-4226

  • Rank: #11-1311.- 13.
    North-linn Middle SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
    Grades: 6-83033 Lynx Drive
    Troy MillsIA 52344
    (319) 224-3291

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Dallas Center-grimes Middle SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 87%
    Grades: 6-71400 Vine Street
    Dallas CenterIA 50063
    (515) 992-4343

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Waukee Middle SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 87%
    Grades: 6-7905 Warrior Lane
    WaukeeIA 50263
    (515) 987-5177

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Dc-g MeadowsMath: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 86%
    Grades: 8-92555 W 1st St Suite 200
    GrimesIA 50111
    (515) 986-0105

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Oak Ridge SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 86%
    Grades: 6-84901 Alburnett Road
    MarionIA 52302
    (319) 447-3410

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Ballard Middle SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 85%
    Grades: 6-8509 N Main Ave
    HuxleyIA 50124
    (515) 597-2815

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Decorah Middle SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 85%
    Grades: 5-8405 Winnebago St.
    DecorahIA 52101
    (563) 382-8427

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Pleasant Valley Junior High SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 85%
    Grades: 7-83501 Wisconsin Street
    Le ClaireIA 52753
    (563) 332-0200

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Prairieview SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 85%
    Grades: 8-9655 Se University Ave
    WaukeeIA 50263
    (515) 987-2770

  • Rank: #18-2218.- 22.
    Van Meter Middle SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 85%
    Grades: 6-8520 1st Ave
    Van MeterIA 50261
    (515) 996-2221

  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.
    Ahstw Secondary SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
    Grades: 7-12768 S Maple
    AvocaIA 51521
    (712) 343-6364

  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.
    Diagonal Junior-senior High SchoolMath: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
    Grades: 6-12403 W 2nd Street
    DiagonalIA 50845
    (641) 734-5331

  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.
    Mormon Trail Junior Senior High SchoolMath: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
    Grades: 7-12502 E. Main St
    Garden GroveIA 50103
    (641) 443-3425

  • Rank: #23-2623.- 26.
    Rock Valley Junior Senior High SchoolMath: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
    Grades: 6-121712 20th Ave
    Rock ValleyIA 51247
    (712) 476-2701

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Center Point-urbana Middle SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 6-8613 Summit Street
    Center PointIA 52213
    (319) 849-1102

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Forest City Middle SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 6-8216 W School St
    Forest CityIA 50436
    (641) 585-4772

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Harlan Community Middle SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 6-82108 Durant Street
    HarlanIA 51537
    (712) 755-3196

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Moc-floyd Valley Middle SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 6-81104 5th Ave
    AltonIA 51003
    (712) 756-4128

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    North Scott Junior High SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 7-8502 S 5th St
    EldridgeIA 52748
    (563) 285-8272

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Pella Middle SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 7-8613 E 13th
    PellaIA 50219
    (641) 628-4784

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Roland-story Middle SchoolMath: 75% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 5-8206 S Main St
    RolandIA 50236
    (515) 388-4348

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Waukee South Middle SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 6-72350 Se La Grant Parkway
    WaukeeIA 50263
    (515) 987-3222

  • Rank: #27-3527.- 35.
    Williamsburg Junior Senior High SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    RLA Proficiency: 84%
    Grades: 7-12810 W Walnut
    WilliamsburgIA 52361
    (319) 668-1050

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