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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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 1,720 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grimsley High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 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)
Overall School Rank
16%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
36%
26%
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White
50%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grimsley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.620.46
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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