Grimsley High School

  • Grimsley High School serves 1,720 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Grimsley High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Grimsley High School operates within the Guilford County s School District.
  • Guilford County s School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the North Carolina state average of 88%.

Top Placements

Grimsley High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Grimsley High School's student population of 1720 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,720 students
Grimsley High School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Grimsley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
Grimsley High School Total Teachers (1996-2016)
Students by GradeGrimsley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Grimsley High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grimsley High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Grimsley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Grimsley High School American Indian Students (2006-2012)
Asian
5%
3%
Grimsley High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Grimsley High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
36%
26%
Grimsley High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
50%
50%
Grimsley High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Grimsley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGrimsley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.46
Grimsley High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
88%
88%
Grimsley High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
Grimsley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
Grimsley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Grimsley High School is Guilford County s School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Guilford County s School District's student population of 73,151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 83% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,616 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,277 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameGuilford County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    126
    1
    Number of Students Managed73,151870
    Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    43%
    47%
    District Graduation Rate
    89%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$1,010 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$762 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,616$8,969
    District Spending / Student$10,277$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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