Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,164 students in Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District. Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District are North Ridge Elementary School, Heritage Elementary School and Dallas Center-grimes Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 89% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 88% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameDallas Center-Grimes Community School District
School District Websitehttp://www.dcgschools.com
School District Phone Number(515) 992-3866
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
# of Schools7 Schools1,330 Schools
# of Students3,164 Students502,459 Students
# of Teachers190 Teachers34,396 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1

District Comparison

Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 333 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dallas Center-Grimes Community   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
76%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dallas Center-Grimes Community   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
74%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dallas Center-Grimes Community   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dallas Center-Grimes Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.170.41
# of American Indian Students1 Student1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students43 Students12,683 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students128 Students54,404 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
11%
# of Black Students65 Students30,879 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# of White Students2,875 Students381,240 Students
% White Students
91%
76%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,350 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students52 Students20,029 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:16722,072
# of Students in Kindergarten:30538,247
# of Students in 1st Grade:24634,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:27636,010
# of Students in 3rd Grade:25436,631
# of Students in 4th Grade:22837,922
# of Students in 5th Grade:23537,957
# of Students in 6th Grade:22737,546
# of Students in 7th Grade:21337,038
# of Students in 8th Grade:19436,371
# of Students in 9th Grade:22237,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:20737,027
# of Students in 11th Grade:19336,147
# of Students in 12th Grade:19736,946
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,580 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,090. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,777 is higher than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$40 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dallas Center-Grimes Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$44 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Dallas Center-Grimes Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,580$14,090
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dallas Center-Grimes Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,777$13,630
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dallas Center-Grimes Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    North Ridge Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    400 Nw 27th St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-5674

    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Heritage Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    500 Ne Beaverbrooke Blvd
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 300-9627

    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Dallas Center-grimes Middle School Math: 94% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1400 Vine Street
    Dallas Center, IA 50063
    (515) 992-4343

    Grades: 6-7 | 440 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Dallas Center-grimes High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2555 W 1st St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-9747

    Grades: 10-12 | 597 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Dc-g Meadows Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2555 W 1st St Suite 200
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-0105

    Grades: 8-9 | 416 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Dallas Center Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1205 13th St
    Dallas Center, IA 50063
    (515) 992-3838

    Grades: K-5 | 275 students
  • Rank: #77.
    South Prairie Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 S James St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-4057

    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
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