Dallas Center Elementary School

1205 13th St
Grimes, IA 50111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Dallas Center Elementary School serves 208 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Dallas Center Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dallas Center Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Dallas Center Elementary School's student population of 208 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Dallas Center Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dallas Center Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#416 out of 1221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
95%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dallas Center Elementary School's ranking?
Dallas Center Elementary School is ranked #416 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Dallas Center Elementary School often compared to?
Dallas Center Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodward-granger Elementary School, Desoto Intermediate School, Van Meter Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Dallas Center Elementary School?
208 students attend Dallas Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Dallas Center Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dallas Center Elementary School?
Dallas Center Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dallas Center Elementary School offer ?
Dallas Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dallas Center Elementary School part of?
Dallas Center Elementary School is part of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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