A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Address
801 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC 27408
Telephone
(336) 370-8180

Grimsley High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
54%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1210
175 responses
Average ACT
28
83 responses
AP Enrollment
37%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.28 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 80 responses
Report
  • Grimsley vs. Page Football Games
    21%
  • Mr. Whirlie
    20%
  • Open mic night and spirit week.
    15%
  • Senior nights
    15%
  • Pep rallies
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Band Concerts
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,719
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.32 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.32 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.32 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.6%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.50 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.50 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.50 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,627/ year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.56 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.56 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.56 responses
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Grimsley High School Reviews

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I love this school! The student life is great. There are different heritages at this school so there is always something different going on. The school also opens up to the community to hold events. This school is the first public high school to be established in Guilford County, NC. The school has traditions that it holds every year. Athletics are very popular to the students, staff, and parents. The football games is the place to be on Friday nights. The academics is one of the best in the county. This school prepares its students for college, the campus is also set up like a miniature college campus.
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Grimsley is a very academically challenging school, offering courses up to the IB level. Students at GHS are looking for opportunities to do something for someone else and look for clubs to join. Brooks Buddies, one of the school clubs, tutors students at a nearby elementary school. My freshman year I started the Grimsley Food Pantry, a way to help students who are food insecure. Another student formed a club that conducts food drives to help sustain the food pantry, as well as advertise to the students that the pantry is there to help if they need it. Many students are a part of the club and help by sort incoming donations in the pantry, and conducting food drives out of school that will go to the pantry. Overall, Grimsley is a more than wonderful high school. Striving to be a well-rounded student shows how Grimsley students are always open to new challenges and are willing to strive to improve.
I am glad to say that Grimsley is the best institution that I have ever attended. The administration is excellent at being interpersonal with students, effectively able to encourage them and provide them with a solid support system. The teachers are very knowledgeable in their subjects, and are great at passing on said knowledge. All activities outside of school are enriching to the high school experience, helping each student find their niche. I am proud to be a Whirlie.