Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Iowa (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Iowa are listed below (2024).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Iowa is 64%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 68%.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Iowa are Denver Middle School, Hospers Elementary School and Hopewell Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Le Claire, Mount Vernon and Treynor.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Iowa (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Denver Middle School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
540 Lincoln
Denver, IA 50622
(319) 984-6041
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Hospers Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
201 4th Ave S
Hospers, IA 51238
(712) 752-8480
Rank: #33.
Hopewell Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
3900 Hopewell Ave
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-0250
Rank: #44.
Pleasant View Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
6333 Crow Creek Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-5575
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Mitchellville Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
308 Elm Ave Nw
Mitchellville, IA 50169
(515) 967-4274
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
New Albin Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
401 Locust Se
New Albin, IA 52160
(563) 544-4246
Rank: #77.
Treynor Middle School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
102 E Main St
Treynor, IA 51575
(712) 487-3181
Rank: #88.
Orange City Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
312 1st St Sw
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-4606
Rank: #99.
West Bend-mallard Elementary School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
300 3rd Ave Sw
Mallard, IA 50562
(515) 887-7821
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
North Ridge Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
400 Nw 27th St
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-5674
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Treynor Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2 Elementary Drive
Treynor, IA 51575
(712) 487-3422
Rank: #1212.
Cascade Junior-senior High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
505 Johnson St Nw
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3201
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Bedford Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
906 Pennsylvania St
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2116
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Bronson Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
113 West 1st Street
Bronson, IA 51007
(712) 948-3361
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Lynnville-sully Middle School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
12476 Hwy F62 E
Sully, IA 50251
(641) 594-4445
Rank: #1616.
Wickham Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
601 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1175
Rank: #1717.
Shuler Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
16400 Douglas Parkway
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 987-8597
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Gilbert Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
201 E. Mathews
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-0540
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Paul Norton Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
4485 Greenbrier Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-8936
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Solon Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 10%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1775 Racine Ave.
Solon, IA 52333
(319) 624-2381
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Prairie Trail Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
1850 Sw College Ave
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9605
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Van Meter Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Rank: #2323.
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
2526 Ashworth Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 553-2901
Rank: #2424.
Northeast Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
1705 Ne Trilein
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-9620
Rank: #2525.
North Polk Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 10%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
315 Ne 141st Ave.
Alleman, IA 50007
(515) 984-3400
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
Cascade Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
110 Harrison St Se
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3335
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
Indian Creek Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-4
2900 Indian Creek Rd
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3270
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
La Porte City Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
515 Fillmore
La Porte City, IA 50651
(319) 342-3033
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
North Polk West Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
1400 W Broadway
Polk City, IA 50226
(515) 984-3400
Rank: #26 - 3026. - 30.
Turkey Valley Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
3219 St Hwy 24
Waucoma, IA 52171
(563) 776-6011
Rank: #3131.
K-5 Elementary School Lincoln Street Building
Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
530 Lincoln
Denver, IA 50622
(319) 984-5611
Rank: #3232.
Helen A Hansen Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 10%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
616 Holmes Dr
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 553-2775
Rank: #3333.
Henry A Wallace Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
6207 Nw 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-6977
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Gilbert Intermediate School
Math: 90% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 10%)
Grades: 3-5
103 Mathews Dr
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-3748
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
West Lyon Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
1787 182nd Street
Inwood, IA 51240
(712) 753-4917
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