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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Iowa.

    Maharishi School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,


    PK, K-12,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Maharishi School is one of the most diverse schools I've been to. It's normal to nod/smile/wave when you pass anyone in the hallway. This credit can also be given to the town, where the school is...Even though the environment and academics are great, Maharishi School lacks in providing a diversity in sports, clubs & extracurricular activities, music & arts, and college advice. I personally have...Nevertheless, I believe there's a chance for my school to improve, especially when everyone works together! :).

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 157,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Iowa.

    Ames High School

    Ames Community School District, IA,


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

    Featured Review: Senior says Ames High has great teachers! As a result, I am well prepared to begin college this fall. I really enjoyed participating in sports all four years and had great coaches. I have so many great memories....

    Read 357 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,383,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Iowa.

    Brookview Elementary School

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    Waukee Community School District, IA,


    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Right now I have a 5th grader there and a new Kindergartner. Our experience has been overall good. My son has had a couple teachers that I question their abilities to teach well, but has had some...The school itself is small for as many students that it has, but I don't think that detracts from the education the students receive. The area around the school is family friendly with only a few...Overall the choice we made to move to this area 10 years ago was a good one. My son loves his school and some of the friends he has made and we are hoping our other kids enjoy their future....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 585,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,