Largest Iowa Public Schools

The public school in Iowa has approximately average 383 students (2022).
The public schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The largest public school in Iowa (by enrollment) is Lincoln High School with 2,423 students.

Largest Iowa Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
# Students
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Lincoln High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Students: 2,423
Grades: 9-12
2600 Sw 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 242-7500
Rank: #22.
Waukee High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Students: 2,277
Grades: 10-12
555 Se University Avenue
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5163
Rank: #33.
Linn-mar High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,233
Grades: 9-12
3111 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3040
Rank: #44.
East High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Students: 2,204
Grades: 9-12
815 E 13th St
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 242-7788
Rank: #55.
Southeast Polk High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Students: 2,172
Grades: 9-12
7945 Ne University Ave.
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(515) 967-6631
Rank: #66.
Roosevelt High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 2,086
Grades: 9-12
4419 Center St
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 242-7272
Rank: #77.
Valley High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,047
Grades: 10-12
3650 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 633-4000
Rank: #88.
Johnston Senior High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Students: 1,772
Grades: 10-12
6500 Nw 100th Street
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-0449
Rank: #99.
West High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,721
Grades: 9-12
425 E Ridgeway Ave
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 433-2700
Rank: #1010.
Hempstead High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,700
Grades: 9-12
3715 Pennsylvania Ave
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 552-5200
Rank: #1111.
John F Kennedy High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Students: 1,661
Grades: 9-12
4545 Wenig Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 558-2251
Rank: #1212.
North High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,629
Grades: 9-12
4200 Cheyenne
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-7000
Rank: #1313.
Central High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,586
Grades: 9-12
1120 Main St
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 723-5400
Rank: #1414.
Iowa City High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,572
Grades: 9-12
1900 Morningside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1040
Rank: #1515.
Pleasant Valley High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 1,541
Grades: 9-12
604 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-5151
Rank: #1616.
Marshalltown High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,538
Grades: 9-12
1602 S 2nd Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-1130
Rank: #1717.
Bettendorf High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Students: 1,523
Grades: 9-12
3333 18th Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-7001
Rank: #1818.
North High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,497
Grades: 9-12
501 Holcomb Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 242-7200
Rank: #1919.
Muscatine High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,489
Grades: 9-12
2705 Cedar
Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-6141
Rank: #2020.
Dubuque Senior High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,483
Grades: 9-12
1800 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 552-5500
Rank: #2121.
East High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Students: 1,475
Grades: 9-12
3200 S. Cypress St.
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4000
Rank: #2222.
West Senior High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
Students: 1,466
Grades: 9-12
2901 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1050
Rank: #2323.
West High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,445
Grades: 9-12
3505 W Locust
Davenport, IA 52804
(563) 723-5600
Rank: #2424.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,441
Grades: 9-12
1243 20th St Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 558-2435
Rank: #2525.
Abraham Lincoln High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,394
Grades: 9-12
1205 Bonham Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-6481
Rank: #2626.
Ames High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 1,370
Grades: 9-12
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 817-0600
Rank: #2727.
Ankeny Centennial High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 1,340
Grades: 10-12
2220 Nw State St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9610
Rank: #2828.
Ankeny High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
Students: 1,337
Grades: 10-12
1155 Sw Cherry St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9630
Rank: #2929.
North Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Students: 1,327
Grades: 6-8
2101 Outer Dr N
Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 279-6804
Rank: #3030.
Urbandale High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,307
Grades: 9-12
7111 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 457-6800
Rank: #3131.
Prairie Point
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,296
Grades: 7-9
8015 Kirkwood Blvd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 848-5500
Rank: #3232.
West High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,293
Grades: 9-12
2001 Casselman
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 279-6772
Rank: #3333.
Ottumwa High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Students: 1,291
Grades: 9-12
501 E 2nd
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-4444
Rank: #3434.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,271
Grades: 9-12
2501 W Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-6493
Rank: #3535.
North High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 1,260
Grades: 9-12
626 W 53rd St
Davenport, IA 52806
(563) 723-5500
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