Dallas Center-grimes Middle School

1400 Vine Street
Grimes, IA 50111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School serves 563 students in grades 5-6.
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 81% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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 563 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Dallas Center-grimes Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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-grimes Middle School is 0.21, 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
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#153 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
89%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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-grimes Middle School's ranking?
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School is ranked #153 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Dallas Center-grimes Middle School often compared to?
Dallas Center-grimes Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Waukee Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Dallas Center-grimes Middle School?
563 students attend Dallas Center-grimes Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Dallas Center-grimes Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dallas Center-grimes Middle School?
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dallas Center-grimes Middle School offer ?
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dallas Center-grimes Middle School part of?
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School is part of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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