Grimes school information

Average Test Scores88%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Grimes are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Grimes.
  • 95.1% of people in Grimes have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Grimes have completed high school.
  • 49.1% of people in Grimes have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Dallas Center-Grimes High School2555 W 1St StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 584 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • North Ridge ElementaryPo Box 770Grades: 03 - 04Students: 242 · Ratio: 17:188
  • South Prairie ElementaryPo Box 650Grades: PK - 02Students: 576 · Ratio: 18:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Grimes

Completed 8th grade95.1%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school95.1%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college81.9%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree61.7%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors49.1%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters11.9%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Grimes (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Adel, IA3,94093%36%
Johnston, IA18,87490%32%
Huxley, IA3,37089%31%
Waukee, IA15,94488%30%
Ankeny, IA49,48888%29%
Grimes, IA9,03788%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glenwood, IL9,04078%15%
Broussard, LA9,04172%6%
Covington, TN9,03344%35%
Sweet Home, OR9,04272%6%
Morehead City, NC9,03077%13%
Grimes, IA9,03788%29%
Source: The Grimes, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.