Griswold Community School District

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Overview

School District NameGriswold Community School District
School District Websitehttp://www.griswoldschools.org
School District Phone Number(712) 778-2152
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
# of Schools3 Schools1,330 Schools
# of Students516 Students502,459 Students
# of Teachers44 Teachers34,396 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1

District Comparison

  • Griswold Community School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#152 out of 333 school districts
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
76%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Griswold 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)
80%
74%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Griswold 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≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Griswold Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.100.41
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a12,683 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students22 Students54,404 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
11%
# of Black Studentsn/a30,879 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# of White Students489 Students381,240 Students
% White Students
95%
76%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,350 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students5 Students20,029 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5222,072
# of Students in Kindergarten:3038,247
# of Students in 1st Grade:2334,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2936,010
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3636,631
# of Students in 4th Grade:3937,922
# of Students in 5th Grade:4637,957
# of Students in 6th Grade:3937,546
# of Students in 7th Grade:3037,038
# of Students in 8th Grade:4136,371
# of Students in 9th Grade:3837,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:2837,027
# of Students in 11th Grade:4136,147
# of Students in 12th Grade:4436,946
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,021 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 $12,793 is less than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$7 MM$10 MM
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Spending$7 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Griswold 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$14,021$14,090
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Griswold 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$12,793$13,630
This chart display average spending per public school student in Griswold 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.

Griswold Community School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Elliott Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    305 1st Street
    Elliott, IA 51532
    (712) 767-2221

    Grades: PK-5 | 114 students
  • Griswold Middle/High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    20 Madison
    Griswold, IA 51535
    (712) 778-2154

    Grades: 6-12 | 261 students
  • Lewis Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    201 1st Street
    Lewis, IA 51544
    (712) 769-2221

    Grades: PK-5 | 141 students
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