Grundy Center High School

  • Grundy Center High School serves 201 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥90% (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 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grundy Center High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Grundy Center High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Grundy Center High School's student population of 201 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students201 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grundy Center High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grundy Center High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#169 out of 1239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
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11%
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Black
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6%
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White
97%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grundy Center High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.060.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrundy Center Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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