1006 M Ave
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Grundy Center Middle School serves 219 students in grades 5-8.
Grundy Center Middle 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 83% (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 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Grundy Center Middle 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 Grundy Center Middle School is 0.10, 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
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#135 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
95%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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: 5-8
  • Students: 219 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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