Grinnell Community Senior High School

Grinnell Community Senior High School serves 524 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Grinnell Community Senior High School operates within the Grinnell-newburg Community School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 524 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 524 students
Grinnell Community Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Grinnell Community Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Grinnell Community Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Grinnell Community Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Grinnell Community Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
92%
79%
Grinnell Community Senior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Grinnell Community Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.22
Grinnell Community Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
34%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,382 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,500 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Grinnell-newburg Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,735 670
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 97% 92%
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $7 MM
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $17 MM $7 MM
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,382 $11,259
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,500 $11,298
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lynnville-sully High School (12.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grinnell Community Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailey Park Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GrinnellBailey Park Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 174 students210 8th Ave
    GrinnellIA 50112
    (641)236-2770
    0.1KG-2174
  • Grinnell Davis Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 3-4 | 219 students818 Hamilton Ave
    GrinnellIA 50112
    (641)236-2790
    1.13-4219
  • GrinnellFairview Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 253 students1310 Hobart St
    GrinnellIA 50112
    (641)236-2780
    1.3PK-2253
  • GrinnellGrinnell Community Middle School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 528 students132 East St So.
    GrinnellIA 50112
    (641)236-2750
    1.75-8528
  • GilmanEast Marshall Middle School
    9.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 259 students225 South Elm
    GilmanIA 50106
    (641)498-7483
    9.25-8259

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