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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Dallas Center - Grimes High School is a highly rated, public school located in Grimes, IA. It has 626 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.

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2555 W 1st St
Grimes, IA 50111
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
74%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
11 responses
Average ACT
26
158 responses
AP Enrollment
36%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$81,950
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,002
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$225,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Football games
    37%
  • FOFA Night
    21%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • Track meets
    11%
  • FFA
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
626
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,519
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.9%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$15,125 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

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