Dallas Center-grimes High School

2555 W 1st St
Grimes, IA 50111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Dallas Center-grimes High School serves 597 students in grades 10-12.
Dallas Center-grimes High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dallas Center-grimes High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Dallas Center-grimes High School's student population of 597 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Dallas Center-grimes High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dallas Center-grimes High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Center-Grimes Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dallas Center-grimes High School is Dc-g Meadows (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grimes Dc-g Meadows Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 8-9 | 416 students
    0.0 miles
    2555 W 1st St Suite 200
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-0105
    0 8-9 416
  • Grimes Heritage Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    1.5 miles
    500 Ne Beaverbrooke Blvd
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 300-9627
    1.5 PK-5 513
  • Grimes South Prairie Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
    1.5 miles
    500 S James St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-4057
    1.5 K-5 440
  • Grimes North Ridge Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
    1.8 miles
    400 Nw 27th St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-5674
    1.8 K-5 483
  • Urbandale Walnut Hills Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 703 students
    3.6 miles
    4240 156th St
    Urbandale, IA 50323
    (515) 987-3585
    3.6 PK-5 703

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