Grundy Center Middle School

  • Grundy Center Middle School serves 219 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Grundy Center Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Grundy Center Middle School's student population of 219 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grundy Center Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grundy Center Middle School is 0.08, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#370 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
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6%
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White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grundy Center Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrundy Center Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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