Top 10 Best Public Preschools in Iowa (2021-22)

The top ranked public preschools in Iowa state are listed below (2021-22).
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 preschools in Iowa are Hopewell Elementary School, Northeast Elementary School and Mitchellville Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools are Delhi, Le Claire and Van Meter.

Top Ranked Public Preschools in Iowa (2021-22)

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: #22.
Northeast Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1705 Ne Trilein
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-9620
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
Orange City Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
312 1st St Nw
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-4606
Rank: #55.
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: PK-6
300 Teeters Court
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 688-1130
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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-6
110 Harrison St Se
Cascade, IA 52033
(563) 852-3335
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #1010.
Ashland Ridge Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
2600 Nw Ash Drive
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9594
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
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: #11 - 1511. - 15.
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: #11 - 1511. - 15.
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: #11 - 1511. - 15.
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: #11 - 1511. - 15.
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: #1616.
North Polk Central Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
311 Ne 141st Ave
Alleman, IA 50007
(515) 984-3400
Rank: #1717.
Alan Shepard Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
220 West Grove St.
Long Grove, IA 52756
(563) 285-8041
Rank: #1818.
Echo Hill Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
400 Echo Hill Road
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 730-3560
Rank: #1919.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
12955 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 331-8600
Rank: #2020.
Andrew Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-89% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
13 S Marion
Andrew, IA 52030
(563) 672-3221
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Peosta Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
(563) 588-9010
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
St Ansgar Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
206 E. 8th Street
Saint Ansgar, IA 50472
(641) 713-2331
Rank: #2323.
Helen A Hansen Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
616 Holmes Dr
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 553-2775
Rank: #2424.
Henry A Wallace Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
6510 Nw 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 278-6977
Rank: #2525.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
1130 Seymour Ave
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 688-1135
Rank: #2626.
Hospers Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
201 4th Ave S
Hospers, IA 51238
(712) 752-8480
Rank: #2727.
Crocker Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
2910 Sw Applewood St
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 965-9710
Rank: #2828.
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: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Akron Westfield Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
850 Kerr Dr
Akron, IA 51001
(712) 568-3322
Rank: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Bridgeview Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
316 S.twelfth Street
Le Claire, IA 52753
(563) 332-0215
Rank: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Dysart-geneseo Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
411 Lincoln
Dysart, IA 52224
(319) 476-7110
Rank: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Epworth Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-4
201 Jacoby Drive E
Epworth, IA 52045
(563) 876-5514
Rank: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Farley Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-4
405 3rd Ave Ne
Farley, IA 52046
(563) 744-3308
Rank: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Montezuma Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
504 North 4th Street
Montezuma, IA 50171
(641) 623-5129
Rank: #29 - 3829. - 38.
Mount Ayr Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
607 E Jefferson
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
(641) 464-0537
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