North Ridge Elementary School

400 Nw 27th St
Grimes, IA 50111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
North Ridge Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
North Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

North Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

North Ridge Elementary School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

North Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of North Ridge Elementary 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 1232 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
95%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Center-Grimes Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Ridge Elementary School is Dallas Center-grimes High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dc-g Meadows (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grimes Heritage Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    0.7 miles
    500 Ne Beaverbrooke Blvd
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 300-9627
    0.7 PK-5 513
  • Grimes South Prairie Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
    1.3 miles
    500 S James St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-4057
    1.3 K-5 440
  • Grimes Dallas Center-grimes High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 10-12 | 597 students
    1.8 miles
    2555 W 1st St
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-9747
    1.8 10-12 597
  • Grimes Dc-g Meadows Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 8-9 | 416 students
    1.8 miles
    2555 W 1st St Suite 200
    Grimes, IA 50111
    (515) 986-0105
    1.8 8-9 416
  • Granger Woodward-granger Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK-1 | 297 students
    3.7 miles
    2200 State Street
    Granger, IA 50109
    (515) 999-8058
    3.7 PK-1 297

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