Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Iowa (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in Iowa state are listed below (2021).
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 69%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 68%.
The top ranked public 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 schools are Delhi, Le Claire and Van Meter.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Iowa (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Hopewell Elementary SchoolMath: 97% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-63900 Hopewell Ave
    BettendorfIA 52722
    (563) 332-0250

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Gilbert Middle SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8201 E. Mathews
    GilbertIA 50105
    (515) 232-0540

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Northeast Elementary SchoolMath: 96% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-51705 Ne Trilein
    AnkenyIA 50021
    (515) 965-9620

  • Rank: #44.
    Mitchellville Elementary SchoolMath: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5308 Elm Ave Nw
    MitchellvilleIA 50169
    (515) 967-4274

  • Rank: #55.
    Orange City Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5312 1st St Nw
    Orange CityIA 51041
    (712) 737-4606

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Delhi Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-5112 3rd St
    DelhiIA 52223
    (563) 922-9411

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Denver Middle SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8540 Lincoln
    DenverIA 50622
    (319) 984-6041

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Lincoln Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-6300 Teeters Court
    Iowa CityIA 52246
    (319) 688-1130

  • Rank: #6-96.-9.
    Treynor Middle SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8102 E Main St
    TreynorIA 51575
    (712) 487-3181

  • Rank: #1010.
    North Polk Middle SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 5%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8315 Ne 141st Ave.
    AllemanIA 50007
    (515) 984-3400

  • Rank: #1111.
    Pleasant View Elementary SchoolMath: 96% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-66333 Crow Creek Road
    BettendorfIA 52722
    (563) 332-5575

  • Rank: #1212.
    North Ridge Elementary SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5400 Nw 27th St
    GrimesIA 50111
    (515) 986-5674

  • Rank: #1313.
    Walnut Hills Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-54240 156th St
    UrbandaleIA 50323
    (515) 987-3585

  • Rank: #1414.
    Grant Ragan Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5645 Ne Dartmoor Drive
    WaukeeIA 50263
    (515) 987-0435

  • Rank: #1515.
    Shuler Elementary SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-516400 Douglas Parkway
    CliveIA 50325
    (515) 987-8597

  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Cascade Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6110 Harrison St Se
    CascadeIA 52033
    (563) 852-3335

  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    New Albin Elementary SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6401 Locust Se
    New AlbinIA 52160
    (563) 544-4246

  • Rank: #16-1816.- 18.
    Prairie Trail Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51850 Sw College Ave
    AnkenyIA 50023
    (515) 965-9605

  • Rank: #1919.
    Mallard Elementary SchoolMath: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: ≥90% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)Math: ≥90% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4414 Micawber St
    MallardIA 50562
    (712) 425-3452

  • Rank: #2020.
    Paul Norton Elementary SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-54485 Greenbrier Dr
    BettendorfIA 52722
    (563) 332-8936

  • Rank: #2121.
    Gilbert Intermediate SchoolMath: 94% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 3-5103 Mathews Dr
    GilbertIA 50105
    (515) 232-3748

  • Rank: #2222.
    Waukee Middle SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-7905 Warrior Lane
    WaukeeIA 50263
    (515) 987-5177

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Ashland Ridge Elementary SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-52600 Nw Ash Drive
    AnkenyIA 50023
    (515) 965-9594

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Summit Middle SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-79500 Windsor Parkway
    JohnstonIA 50131
    (515) 986-0318

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Solon Middle SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-81775 Racine Ave.
    SolonIA 52333
    (319) 624-2381

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Wickham Elementary SchoolMath: 92% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-6601 Oakdale Blvd
    CoralvilleIA 52241
    (319) 688-1175

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Aurora Heights Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4310 E 23rd St S
    NewtonIA 50208
    (641) 792-7324

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Bedford Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5906 Pennsylvania St
    BedfordIA 50833
    (712) 523-2116

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Dallas Center-grimes Middle SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-71400 Vine Street
    Dallas CenterIA 50063
    (515) 992-4343

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Heritage Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5500 Ne Beaverbrooke Blvd
    GrimesIA 50111
    (515) 300-9627

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    La Porte City Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5515 Fillmore
    La Porte CityIA 50651
    (319) 342-3033

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Roland-story Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-4900 Hillcrest Dr
    Story CityIA 50248
    (515) 733-4386

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Sibley Ocheyedan Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-4416 9th Ave
    SibleyIA 51249
    (712) 754-3636

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Taft Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-4612 2nd Ave North
    HumboldtIA 50548
    (515) 332-3216

  • Rank: #27-3627.- 36.
    Treynor Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52 Elementary Drive
    TreynorIA 51575
    (712) 487-3422

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