Grinnell-Newburg Community School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,658 students in Grinnell-Newburg Community School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
Public Schools in Grinnell-Newburg Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 79% (versus the Iowa public school average of 69%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 68% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Grinnell-Newburg Community School District are Grinnell Community Senior High School, Davis Elementary School and Grinnell Community Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Grinnell-Newburg Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Grinnell-Newburg Community School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Grinnell-Newburg Community School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,329 Schools
# Students
1,658 Students
502,273 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
34,383 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Grinnell-Newburg Community School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 330 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 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IA)
Overall District Rank
#65 out of 330 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grinnell-Newburg Community   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grinnell-Newburg 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grinnell-Newburg 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grinnell-Newburg Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.21
0.41
# American Indian Students
7 Students
1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
21 Students
12,681 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
50 Students
54,401 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
11%
# Black Students
31 Students
30,876 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# White Students
1,472 Students
381,065 Students
% White Students
89%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,349 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
77 Students
20,027 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
75
22,009
# Students in K Grade:
96
38,247
# Students in 1st Grade:
102
34,902
# Students in 2nd Grade:
125
36,010
# Students in 3rd Grade:
136
36,631
# Students in 4th Grade:
139
37,922
# Students in 5th Grade:
111
37,957
# Students in 6th Grade:
120
37,546
# Students in 7th Grade:
124
37,023
# Students in 8th Grade:
116
36,347
# Students in 9th Grade:
121
37,623
# Students in 10th Grade:
132
37,014
# Students in 11th Grade:
130
36,120
# Students in 12th Grade:
131
36,922
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,843 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 $12,951 is less than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$23 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grinnell-Newburg 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
$22 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Grinnell-Newburg 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
$13,843
$14,090
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grinnell-Newburg 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
$12,951
$13,630
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grinnell-Newburg 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.

Best Grinnell-Newburg Community School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grinnell Community Senior High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1333 Sunset St
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-2720
Grades: 9-12
| 514 students
Rank: #22.
Davis Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
818 Hamilton Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-2790
Grades: 3-4
| 275 students
Rank: #33.
Grinnell Community Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
132 East Street So.
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-2750
Grades: 5-8
| 471 students
210 8th Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-2770
Grades: K-2
| 150 students
Fairview Elementary School
Reading: PS%
1310 Hobart St
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-2780
Grades: PK-2
| 248 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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