Top 5 Schools in This State

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Iowa based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Iowa at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

Academic Summary

Are the schools in Iowa offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

Largest School Districts in Iowa

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Reviews From Schools in Iowa

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Parent / Guardian
November 26, 2023
My students come home daily saying how much they like their teachers and friends and school. The teachers communicate often and are so helpful. I know a few others with kids with special needs and... More
Current student
November 22, 2023
I have gone to this school for 2 years. I have seen many ups and downs through the 17 teachers I have had at this school. There is a rampant bullying problem that is not being addressed. There are... More
Current student
November 20, 2023
the food is terrible, the children are terrible, not enough time to get to class. to much work for us to do at night, causing us not to get much sleep