Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in Iowa (2024)

Public middle schools in Iowa achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 69% (2024).
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 Denver Middle School with 90-94%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 83% 92% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 86%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in Iowa (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Denver Middle School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 6-8
540 Lincoln
Denver, IA 50622
(319) 984-6041
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Treynor Middle School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 6-8
102 E Main St
Treynor, IA 51575
(712) 487-3181
Rank: #33.
Van Meter Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: 6-8
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Gilbert Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 6-8
201 E. Mathews
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-0540
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Solon Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 6-8
1775 Racine Ave.
Solon, IA 52333
(319) 624-2381
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Dc-g Oak View
Math: 77% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 7-8
1300 Sw County Line Rd
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-0105
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Lawton-bronson Junior-senior High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 7-12
100 Tara Way
Lawton, IA 51030
(712) 944-5181
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Northview Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 8-9
1302 N Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9700
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Cascade Junior-senior High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 6-12
505 Johnson St Nw
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3201
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Pella Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 7-8
613 E 13th
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4784
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Bedford High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 6-12
906 Pennsylvania St
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2656
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Cowles Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: PK-8
6401 College Ave
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
(515) 242-7818
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Lynnville-sully Middle School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 6-8
12476 Hwy F62 E
Sully, IA 50251
(641) 594-4445
Rank: #11 - 1411. - 14.
Underwood Middle School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 6-8
601 Third Street
Underwood, IA 51576
(712) 566-2332
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Grundy Center Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 5-8
1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(319) 825-5464
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
North Polk Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 6-8
315 Ne 141st Ave.
Alleman, IA 50007
(515) 984-3400
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Sergeant Bluff-luton Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 6-8
208 Port Neal Road
Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
(712) 943-4235
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
West Delaware Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 5-8
1101 Doctor St
Manchester, IA 52057
(563) 927-3515
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Mediapolis Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
725 N. Northfield
Mediapolis, IA 52637
(319) 394-3101
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Moc-floyd Valley Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
1104 5th Ave
Alton, IA 51003
(712) 756-4128
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Roland-story Middle School
Math: 77% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 5-8
206 S Main St
Roland, IA 50236
(515) 388-4348
Rank: #19 - 2219. - 22.
Southview Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 8-9
1020 Sw Cherry St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9635
Rank: #2323.
Diagonal Junior-senior High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 6-12
403 W 2nd Street
Diagonal, IA 50845
(641) 734-5331
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Adm Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 7-8
801 Nile Kinnick Dr. S.
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-3490
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Hinton High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 7-12
315 W. Grand
Hinton, IA 51024
(712) 947-4328
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Johnston Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 8-9
6501 Nw 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-0476
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Mount Vernon Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 5-8
525 Palisades Road Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-6254
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Pleasant Valley Junior High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 7-8
3501 Wisconsin Street
Le Claire, IA 52753
(563) 332-0200
Rank: #24 - 2924. - 29.
Prairie Ridge Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 6-7
1010 Nw Prairie Ridge Dr
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9705
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Audubon Middle-high School
Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 5-12
800 3rd Ave
Audubon, IA 50025
(712) 563-2607
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Decorah Middle School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 5-8
405 Winnebago St.
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-8427
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Forest City Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 5-8
216 W School St
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-4772
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Griswold Middle/high School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-12
20 Madison
Griswold, IA 51535
(712) 778-2154
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Logan-magnolia Jr-sr High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 7-12
1200 N 2nd Ave
Logan, IA 51546
(712) 644-2250
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Oak Ridge School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 7-8
4901 Alburnett Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3410
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Iowa average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Iowa average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency is 69%% for 2024.
What are the public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Iowa?
The best top ranked public middle schools in Iowa include Denver Middle School, Treynor Middle School and Van Meter Middle School.

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