1400 Vine Street
Dallas Center, IA 50063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School serves 440 students in grades 6-7.
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Dallas Center-grimes Middle School's student population of 440 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-7
Total Students
440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Dallas Center-grimes Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dallas Center-grimes Middle 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.
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#37 out of 1227 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Students: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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