Top 10 Best Public High Schools in Iowa (2022)

The top ranked public high 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 high schools in Iowa are Decorah High School, Lawton-bronson Junior-senior High School and Solon High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public high schools are Delhi, Le Claire and Van Meter.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Iowa (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Decorah High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Claiborne Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-3643
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Lawton-bronson Junior-senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
100 Tara Way
Lawton, IA 51030
(712) 944-5181
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Solon High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
600 W. 5th Street
Solon, IA 52333
(319) 624-3401
Rank: #44.
Pleasant Valley High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
604 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 332-5151
Rank: #55.
West Marshall High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
601 3rd Street Nw
State Center, IA 50247
(641) 483-2136
Rank: #66.
Grundy Center High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(319) 825-5449
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Adm Senior High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
801 Nile Kinnick Dr S
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4584
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Center Point-urbana High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
145 Iowa Street
Center Point, IA 52213
(319) 849-1102
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
South Central Calhoun High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
709 W Main St
Lake City, IA 51449
(712) 464-7211
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Gilbert High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
312 Gretten
Gilbert, IA 50105
(515) 232-3738
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Harlan High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2102 Durant
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-3101
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Hudson High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
245 S Washington
Hudson, IA 50643
(319) 988-4226
Rank: #10 - 1310. - 13.
Van Meter High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Rank: #1414.
Dc-g Meadows
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: 8-9
2555 W 1st St Suite 200
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-0105
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Denver Senior High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
541 E Eagle
Denver, IA 50622
(319) 984-5639
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Maquoketa Valley Senior High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
107 South St
Delhi, IA 52223
(563) 922-2091
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Woodward-granger High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
306 W 3rd St
Woodward, IA 50276
(515) 438-2115
Rank: #1818.
Williamsburg Jr-sr High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
810 W Walnut
Williamsburg, IA 52361
(319) 668-1050
Rank: #1919.
Holmes Junior High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-9
505 Holmes Dr
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 553-2650
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Iowa Valley Jr-sr High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-12
359 E Hilton St
Marengo, IA 52301
(319) 642-3332
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Le Mars High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
921 3rd Ave Sw
Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-4153
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Mount Vernon High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
731 Palisades Rd Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-8843
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Pella High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
212 E University St
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-3870
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Roland-story High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1009 Story St
Story City, IA 50248
(515) 733-4329
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Spirit Lake High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2701 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-3707
Rank: #23 - 2623. - 26.
Waverly-shell Rock Senior High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1405 4th Ave Sw
Waverly, IA 50677
(319) 352-2087
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Central Lyon Senior High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
1010 S Greene Street
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
(712) 472-2664
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Central Springs High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
105 S East St
Manly, IA 50456
(641) 454-2208
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Mediapolis High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
725 N. Northfield
Mediapolis, IA 52637
(319) 394-3101
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Underwood High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
629 North Street
Underwood, IA 51576
(712) 566-2703
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
West Lyon High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
1787 182nd Street
Inwood, IA 51240
(712) 753-4917
Rank: #27 - 3227. - 32.
Woodbury Central High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
408 South 4th Street
Moville, IA 51039
(712) 873-3128
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Ankeny High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: 10-12
1155 Sw Cherry St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9630
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Prairieview School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: 8-9
655 Se University Ave
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-2770
Rank: #3535.
Ankeny Centennial High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 83% (Top 20%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: 10-12
2220 Nw State St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9610
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