Results are in! Sixty-six teams signed up for the 2017-18 IOWA 7th/8th THINKING CAP QUIZ BOWL so we are awarding 2 places in each grade level. Congratulations to all our takers! A trophy and individual ribbons will be sent after Thanksgiving to these teams.

Winning first place in the 7th grade pool is the team from Fort Dodge Middle School in Fort Dodge with their super 1128. Sioux Center Middle School in Sioux Center will be the home of the 2nd place trophy for their nice 1082.

Iowa’s top score of the day as well as the top 8th grade score, a fantastic 1250, was earned by the team from Southview Middle School in Ankeny. Northwest Jr. High in Coralville will be receiving the second place trophy and ribbons for their great 1247.

If you and your students enjoyed this contest, we’d love to have you participate in our spring nationwide internet contest called America Answers. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can find information and an entry form on our website. This contest has a 2 week period of time to complete so it should accommodate your busy spring schedules. The dates next spring are April 9 – April 20, 2018. Thank you so much for your participation and we look forward to having you again this spring or next fall.


7th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 4 Fort Dodge Middle School Fort Dodge, Iowa 1128 93% 7 13
2 11 Sioux Center Middle School Sioux Center, Iowa 1082 89% 7 9
3 12 Van Meter Middle School Van Meter, Iowa 1080 90% 7 9
4 24 Northwest Jr. High Coralville, Iowa 1012 86% 7 5
5 28 West Branch Middle School West Branch, Iowa 997 84% 7 6
6 30 MISSOURI VALLEY COMM SCHOOLS MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa 990 85% 7 14
7 34 Woodward-Granger Woodward, Iowa 971 83% 7 13
8 35 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 971 82% 7 6
9 37 Knoxville Middle School Knoxville, Iowa 962 80% 7 5
10 39 Clayton Ridge Middle School Garnavillo, Iowa 951 84% 7 50
11 44 Clarinda Schools Clarinda, Iowa 943 77% 7 7
12 45 Pocahontas Area CSD Pomeroy, Iowa 939 79% 7 3
13 47 Ridge View Middle School Early, Iowa 928 78% 7 4
14 48 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 918 87% 7 7
15 49 Roland-Story Middle School Roland, Iowa 906 73% 7 7
16 50 Waukon Middle School Waukon, Iowa 905 83% 7 4
17 51 Woodbury-Central Moville, Iowa 902 75% 7 4
18 52 West Marshall State Center, Iowa 901 76% 7 5
19 54 West Fork CSD Rockwell , Iowa 874 73% 7 10
20 55 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 867 73% 7 6
21 57 Montezuma Junior High Montezuma, Iowa 861 76% 7 7
22 58 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 853 76% 7 9
23 59 COLFAX-MINGO CSD COLFAX, Iowa 830 76% 7 7
24 60 Manson NW Webster Schools Manson, Iowa 820 77% 7 4
25 62 HARTLEY-MELVIN-SANBORN MIDDLE SCHOOL SANBORN, Iowa 805 71% 7 9
26 63 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 786 74% 7 5
27 65 Cardinal Middle School Eldon, Iowa 766 73% 7 14
28 66 Regina School Iowa City, Iowa 707 68% 7 2
8th Grade Results
Rank Overall School City, State Score Percent Grade #Members
1 1 Southview Middle Ankeny, Iowa 1250 94% 8 20
2 2 Northwest Jr. High Coralville, Iowa 1247 96% 8 12
3 3 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 1163 92% 8 8
4 5 Williamsburg JH/HS Williamsburg, Iowa 1114 89% 8 14
5 6 West Lyon School Inwood, Iowa 1100 90% 8 6
6 7 Woodward-Granger Woodward, Iowa 1100 89% 8 8
7 8 COLFAX-MINGO CSD COLFAX, Iowa 1094 93% 8 6
8 9 Knoxville Middle School Knoxville, Iowa 1093 86% 8 5
9 10 Cardinal Middle School Eldon, Iowa 1086 91% 8 10
10 12 West Marshall State Center, Iowa 1080 90% 8 8
11 13 Regina School Iowa City, Iowa 1076 88% 8 6
12 14 WEST BEND-MALLARD SCHOOL WEST BEND, Iowa 1066 89% 8 7
13 15 Waukon Middle School Waukon, Iowa 1066 88% 8 6
14 16 Mount Vernon CSD Mount Vernon, Iowa 1060 89% 8 40
15 17 Hampton-Dumont Middle School Hampton, Iowa 1049 87% 8 11
16 18 West Fork CSD Rockwell , Iowa 1047 82% 8 11
17 19 Southeast Warren Jr/Sr High School Liberty Center, Iowa 1045 91% 8 13
18 20 South Middle School Waukee, Iowa 1034 84% 8 5
19 21 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 1028 85% 8 8
20 22 West Branch Middle School West Branch, Iowa 1015 88% 8 12
21 23 Underwood Middle School Underwood, Iowa 1012 87% 8 13
22 25 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 1012 85% 8 9
23 26 Clay Central / Everly Royal, Iowa 1006 85% 8 12
24 27 Clarinda Schools Clarinda, Iowa 1003 82% 8 9
25 29 Montezuma Junior High Montezuma, Iowa 994 83% 8 8
26 31 Ridge View Middle School Early, Iowa 988 80% 8 6
27 32 Bettendorf Middle School Bettendorf, Iowa 987 84% 8 8
28 33 EXIRA-EHK SCHOOLS EXIRA, Iowa 977 86% 8 14
29 36 Mediapolis Schools Mediapolis, Iowa 963 81% 8 25
30 38 Murray Community Schools Murray, Iowa 954 81% 8 9
31 40 Roland-Story Middle School Roland, Iowa 951 82% 8 5
32 41 Fort Dodge Middle School Fort Dodge, Iowa 950 84% 8 9
33 42 Central Community School Elkader, Iowa 948 79% 8 7
34 43 Pocahontas Area CSD Pomeroy, Iowa 944 80% 8 8
35 46 HARTLEY-MELVIN-SANBORN MIDDLE SCHOOL SANBORN, Iowa 933 76% 8 5
36 53 English Valleys Jr/Sr/ High School North English, Iowa 886 74% 8 5
37 56 Diagonal Community School Diagonal, Iowa 865 77% 8 8
38 61 Woodbury-Central Moville, Iowa 819 71% 8
39 64 Charles City High School Charles City, Iowa 773 77% 8 5
Teams Not Reported
Team / School City, State