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Dallas Center - Grimes High School
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  • Public
  • GRIMES, IA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Dallas Center - Grimes High School is an above average, public school located in GRIMES, IA. It has 665 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 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
1260
15 responses
Average ACT
26
178 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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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
$89,113
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$942
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$219,700
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

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 17 responses
  • Football games
    41%
  • FOFA Night
    24%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    12%
  • Track meets
    12%
  • FFA
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
665
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
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
16:1
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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