Grinnell Community Senior High School

  • Grinnell Community Senior High School serves 517 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Grinnell Community Senior High School operates within the Grinnell-newburg Community School District.
  • Grinnell-newburg Community School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 517 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 517 students
Grinnell Community Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Grinnell Community Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Grinnell Community Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Grinnell Community Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Grinnell Community Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Grinnell Community Senior High School American Indian Students (2000-2010)
Asian
3%
2%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
89%
78%
Grinnell Community Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Grinnell Community Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Grinnell Community Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.21 0.22
Grinnell Community Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
34%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Grinnell Community Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Grinnell-newburg Community School District's student population of 1,684 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,118 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,836 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Grinnell-newburg Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,684 673
Grinnell-newburg Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 97% 92%
Grinnell-newburg Community School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $9 MM
Grinnell-newburg Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $19 MM $8 MM
Grinnell-newburg Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,118 $13,242
Grinnell-newburg Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,836 $12,536
Grinnell-newburg Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • Grinnell Davis Elementary School
    Grades: 3-4 | 238 students
    1.1 miles
    818 Hamilton Avenue
    GrinnellIA 50112
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    Grades: PK-2 | 264 students
    1.3 miles
    1310 Hobart St
    GrinnellIA 50112
    (641)236-2780
    1.3PK-2264
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    Grades: 5-8 | 489 students
    1.7 miles
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    GrinnellIA 50112
    (641)236-2750
    1.75-8489
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    9.2 miles
    225 S Elm
    GilmanIA 50106
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