Top 10 Best Public Preschools in Iowa (2024)

The top ranked public preschools 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 preschools in Iowa are Hopewell Elementary School, Mitchellville Elementary School and New Albin Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools are Le Claire, Mount Vernon and Treynor.

Top Ranked Public Preschools in Iowa (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #44.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #10 - 1310. - 13.
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: #10 - 1310. - 13.
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: #10 - 1310. - 13.
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: #10 - 1310. - 13.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Echo Hill Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
400 Echo Hill Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 730-3560
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Mount Ayr Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
607 E Jefferson
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
(641) 464-0537
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Roland-story Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
900 Hillcrest Dr
Story City, IA 50248
(515) 733-4386
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
615 5th Ave Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-6251
Rank: #17 - 2117. - 21.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
12955 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 331-8600
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Central Lyon Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
1105 S Story
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
(712) 472-2664
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
North Mahaska Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
2163 135th Street
New Sharon, IA 50207
(641) 637-4041
Rank: #2424.
North Union Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
308 310th Street
Fenton, IA 50539
(515) 889-2261
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Brooklyn-guernsey-malcom Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
1090 Jackson Street
Brooklyn, IA 52211
(641) 522-9268
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
South Hamilton Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
404 Blaine St
Jewell, IA 50130
(515) 827-5096
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
United Community School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
1284 U Ave
Boone, IA 50036
(515) 432-5319
Rank: #2828.
Montezuma Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
504 North 4th Street
Montezuma, IA 50171
(641) 623-5129
Rank: #2929.
Cowles Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 77% (Top 20%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
6401 College Ave
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
(515) 242-7818
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Bohumil Shimek Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
1400 Grissel Place
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 688-1160
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Bridgeview Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
316 S.twelfth Street
Le Claire, IA 52753
(563) 332-0215
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Epworth Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
201 Jacoby Drive E
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-5514
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Heritage Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-4
500 Ne Beaverbrooke Blvd
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 300-9627
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Peosta Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
(563) 588-9010
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Runnells Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
6575 Se 116th Street
Runnells, IA 50237
(515) 966-2068
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