Grinnell Community Senior High School

Tel: (641)236-2720
Grades: 9-12

570 students

Grinnell Community Senior High School serves 570 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Grinnell Community Senior High School operates within the Grinnell-newburg Community School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 570 students
Grinnell Community Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Grinnell Community Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Grinnell Community Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Grinnell Community Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Black (1993-2012)
White
92%
81%
Grinnell Community Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Grinnell Community Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Grinnell Community Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.21
Grinnell Community Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
24%
33%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Grinnell-newburg Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,814 666
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 91%
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $7 MM
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $7 MM
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,164 $11,087
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,313 $10,614
Grinnell-newburg Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Grinnell Bailey Park Elementary School
    210 8th Ave
    Grinnell , IA , 50112
    (641)236-2770
    0.1  mi  |  195  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Grinnell Davis Elementary School
    818 Hamilton Ave
    Grinnell , IA , 50112
    (641)236-2790
    1.1  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Grinnell Fairview Elementary School
    1310 Hobart St
    Grinnell , IA , 50112
    (641)236-2780
    1.3  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Grinnell Grinnell Community Middle School
    132 East St So.
    Grinnell , IA , 50112
    (641)236-2750
    1.7  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Gilman East Marshall Middle School
    225 South Elm
    Gilman , IA , 50106
    (641)498-7483
    9.2  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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