Grundy Center Elementary School

903 9th St
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 274 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Grundy Center Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20% in IA
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Grundy Center Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Grundy Center Elementary School's student population of 274 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Grundy Center Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Grundy Center Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#140 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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80-84%
64%
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75-79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grundy Center Elementary School's ranking?
Grundy Center Elementary School is ranked #140 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Grundy Center Elementary School?
274 students attend Grundy Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Grundy Center Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grundy Center Elementary School?
Grundy Center Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Grundy Center Elementary School offer ?
Grundy Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Grundy Center Elementary School part of?
Grundy Center Elementary School is part of Grundy Center Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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