Grinnell Community Middle School

  • Grinnell Community Middle School serves 465 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Grinnell Community Middle School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grinnell Community Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grinnell Community Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#536 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grinnell Community Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
90%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Grinnell Community Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grinnell Community Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.190.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grinnell Community Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrinnell-Newburg Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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