Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Iowa (2022)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Iowa state are listed below (2022).
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 70%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 68%.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Iowa are Hopewell Elementary School, Gilbert Middle School and Northeast Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Delhi, Le Claire and Van Meter.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Iowa (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Hopewell Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
3900 Hopewell Ave
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-0250
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Gilbert Middle School
Math: 94% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
201 E. Mathews
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-0540
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Northeast Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1705 Ne Trilein
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-9620
Rank: #44.
Mitchellville Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
308 Elm Ave Nw
Mitchellville, IA 50169
(515) 967-4274
Rank: #55.
Orange City Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
312 1st St Sw
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-4606
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Bess Streeter Aldrich Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
2526 Ashworth Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 553-2901
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Delhi Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 3-5
112 Third Street
Delhi, IA 52223
(563) 922-9411
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
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: #6 - 106. - 10.
Lincoln 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-6
300 Teeters Court
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1130
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Treynor Middle School
Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
102 E Main St
Treynor, IA 51575
(712) 487-3181
Rank: #1111.
North Polk Middle School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
315 Ne 141st Ave.
Alleman, IA 50007
(515) 984-3400
Rank: #1212.
Pleasant View Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
6333 Crow Creek Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-5575
Rank: #1313.
North Ridge Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
400 Nw 27th St
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-5674
Rank: #1414.
Walnut Hills Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4240 156th St
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 987-3585
Rank: #1515.
Grant Ragan Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
645 Ne Dartmoor Drive
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-0435
Rank: #1616.
Shuler Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
16400 Douglas Parkway
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 987-8597
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Cascade Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
110 Harrison St Se
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3335
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
New Albin Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
401 Locust Se
New Albin, IA 52160
(563) 544-4246
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Prairie Trail Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1850 Sw College Ave
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9605
Rank: #2020.
West Bend-mallard Elementary School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
300 3rd Ave Sw
Mallard, IA 50562
(515) 887-7821
Rank: #2121.
Paul Norton Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
4485 Greenbrier Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-8936
Rank: #2222.
Gilbert Intermediate School
Math: 94% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: 3-5
103 Mathews Dr
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-3748
Rank: #2323.
Waukee Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-7
905 S. Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-5177
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Ashland Ridge Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
2600 Nw Ash Drive
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9594
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Summit Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-7
9500 Windsor Parkway
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 986-0318
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Solon Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1775 Racine Ave.
Solon, IA 52333
(319) 624-2381
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Wickham Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-6
601 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 688-1175
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Aurora Heights Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
310 E 23rd St S
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-7324
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
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: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-7
1400 Vine Street
Dallas Center, IA 50063
(515) 992-4343
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Heritage 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
500 Ne Beaverbrooke Blvd
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 300-9627
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
La Porte City 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
515 Fillmore
La Porte City, IA 50651
(319) 342-3033
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Roland-story 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-4
900 Hillcrest Dr
Story City, IA 50248
(515) 733-4386
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Sibley Ocheyedan 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-4
416 9th Ave
Sibley, IA 51249
(712) 754-3636
Rank: #28 - 3728. - 37.
Taft Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-4
612 2nd Ave North
Humboldt, IA 50548
(515) 332-3216
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