1333 Sunset St
Grinnell, IA 50112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Grinnell Community Senior High School serves 514 students in grades 9-12.
Grinnell Community Senior High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Grinnell Community Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Grinnell Community Senior High School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Grinnell Community Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Grinnell Community Senior High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#142 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
87%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Top 50%)

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