Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 1,007 students in Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public middle schools in Iowa.
Public Middle Schools in Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 87% (versus the Iowa public middle school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 87% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District are Dallas Center-grimes Middle School and Dc-g Meadows. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public middle school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
2 Schools
367 Schools
# Students
1,007 Students
132,238 Students
# Teachers
64 Teachers
9,105 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 304 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#14 out of 330 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.40
# American Indian Students
n/a
520 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
17 Students
2,711 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
45 Students
14,545 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
11%
# Black Students
31 Students
7,484 Students
% Black Students
3%
6%
# White Students
889 Students
101,065 Students
% White Students
88%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
455 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
25 Students
5,457 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
132
# Students in K Grade:
-
166
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
162
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
159
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
562
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
5,842
# Students in 6th Grade:
273
26,323
# Students in 7th Grade:
237
38,538
# Students in 8th Grade:
252
38,657
# Students in 9th Grade:
245
8,038
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
4,631
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
4,470
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
4,416
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,556 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,939. The school district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,792 is less than the state median of $13,541. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$44 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$37 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,556
$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,792
$13,541
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dallas Center-Grimes Comm   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dallas Center-grimes Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Vine Street
Dallas Center, IA 50063
(515) 992-4343
Grades: 6-7
| 510 students
Rank: #22.
Dc-g Meadows
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2555 W 1st St Suite 200
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 986-0105
Grades: 8-9
| 497 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • 1205 13th St, Dallas Center, IA, 50063
  • (515) 992-3866
  • dcgschools.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,007 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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