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2023 Best School Districts in Iowa

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  1. #4 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Ankeny Community School District

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    ANKENY, IA,

    34 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Ankeny Community School District maintains safe, engaging, and respectable schools. They put an emphasis on the arts with their many music programs from show choirs to marching band. They excel....

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 17,

    Students: 12,188,

  2. #5 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    West Des Moines Community School District

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    WEST DES MOINES, IA,

    82 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This school prides itself on being excellent in every aspect, which is what they call the « four A’s »: academics, athletics, activities, and arts. Their academics are among the best in the state,....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 14,

    Students: 9,248,

  3. #6 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Johnston Community School District

    School District,

    JOHNSTON, IA,

    87 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I was open and enrolled from the Des Moines public school district to the Johnston public school district and the quality of education I received in Johnston was astounding! For the first time, I....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 8,

    Students: 7,408,

  4. #13 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Van Meter Community School District

    School District,

    VAN METER, IA,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Van Meter Community School District has been an outstanding place to learn, mature, and prepare for the future. The opportunities that are openly provided to students on a daily basis are....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 972,

  5. #14 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Bettendorf Community School District

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    BETTENDORF, IA,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've been a member of this district since kindergarten. My experience with Paul Norton Elementary was very positive, I had excellent teachers and lots of friends. Bettendorf Middle School did a nice....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 4,719,

  6. #15 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    St. Ansgar Community School District

    School District,

    ST. ANSGAR, IA,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I like many things about St. Ansgar but the thing I like most is that they make everyone feel welcome. Most of the kids that go to St.Ansgar have known each other since kindergarten or earlier. Even....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 612,

  7. #17 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Maquoketa Valley Community School District

    School District,

    DELHI, IA,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says We have a great school that strives for students getting a great education! We are ranked nationally for a our elementary and high school education along with 13:1 teacher/student ratio and 100%....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 719,

  8. #18 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Cedar Falls Community School District

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    CEDAR FALLS, IA,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The academic options are great here, especially compared to schools around the area. Not all of the teachers were great, but you can certainly find teachers that are very passionate about their work....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 10,

    Students: 5,808,

  9. #22 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Harlan Community School District

    School District,

    HARLAN, IA,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Harlan Community is a safe place for a growing person to receive an education. In a largely rural setting, morals and community engagement are emphasized for the continued progress that we may all....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 1,504,

  10. #24 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Roland-Story Community School District

    School District,

    STORY CITY, IA,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I´ve had a great experience at Roland-Story High School. I moved here last year from the Chicago suburbs and was very welcomed by many students and staff. On my unofficial first day of enrollment, I....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 1,080,

  11. #25 Best School Districts in Iowa.

    Solon Community School District

    School District,

    SOLON, IA,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Solon has excelling academics with teachers who truly care about the students. High School Students are encouraged to take college courses at the surrounding colleges and universities at no cost to....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 1,515,

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