Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Iowa (2022-23)

The top ranked public middle schools in Iowa state are listed below (2022-23).
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 middle schools in Iowa are Gilbert Middle School, Denver Middle School and Lawton-bronson Junior-senior High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Delhi, Le Claire and Van Meter.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Iowa (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
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 - 42. - 4.
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: #2 - 42. - 4.
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: #2 - 42. - 4.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
Pella Middle School
Math: 92% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
613 E 13th
Pella, IA 50219
(641) 628-4784
Rank: #1313.
Pleasant Valley Junior High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
3501 Wisconsin Street
Le Claire, IA 52753
(563) 332-0200
Rank: #1414.
Prairie Ridge Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 10%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-7
1010 Nw Prairie Ridge Dr
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9705
Rank: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
Maquoketa Valley Middle School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
112 Third Street
Delhi, IA 52223
(563) 922-9411
Rank: #1818.
Oak Ridge School
Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 86% (Top 10%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
4901 Alburnett Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3410
Rank: #1919.
Cowles Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 83% (Top 20%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
6401 College Ave
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
(515) 242-7818
Rank: #2020.
Van Meter Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
520 1st Ave
Van Meter, IA 50261
(515) 996-2221
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Ogden Middle School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
732 W. Division St.
Ogden, IA 50212
(515) 275-2912
Rank: #2323.
North-linn Middle School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
3033 Lynx Drive
Troy Mills, IA 52344
(319) 224-3291
Rank: #2424.
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: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Decorah Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 82% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: 5-8
405 Winnebago St.
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-8427
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Johnston Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85% (Top 20%)
Reading: 83% (Top 20%)
Grades: 8-9
6501 Nw 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-0476
Rank: #2727.
South Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-7
2350 Se La Grant Parkway
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 987-3222
Rank: #2828.
Cascade Junior-senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-12
505 Johnson St Nw
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3201
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Forest City Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 83% (Top 20%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 5-8
216 W School St
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-4772
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Harlan Community Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 83% (Top 20%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
2108 Durant Street
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-3196
Rank: #3131.
Mount Vernon Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 84% (Top 20%)
Reading: 82% (Top 20%)
Grades: 5-8
525 Palisades Road Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-6254
Rank: #3232.
Grundy Center Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 83% (Top 20%)
Reading: 83% (Top 20%)
Grades: 5-8
1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(319) 825-5464
Rank: #3333.
North Scott Junior High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 82% (Top 20%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
502 S 5th St
Eldridge, IA 52748
(563) 285-8272
Rank: #3434.
Excelsior Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 83% (Top 20%)
Reading: 82% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
3555 N 10th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 447-3130
Rank: #35 - 4535. - 45.
Adair-casey Jr. High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-8
3384 Indigo Ave.
Adair, IA 50002
(641) 746-2241
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