Grinnell school information

Average Test Scores85%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Grinnell are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Grinnell.
  • 90.3% of people in Grinnell have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Grinnell have completed high school.
  • 33.7% of people in Grinnell have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Grinnell

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  • Bailey Park Elementary School210 8Th AveGrades: KG - 02Students: 182 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Davis Elementary School818 Hamilton AvenueGrades: 03 - 04Students: 267 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Fairview Elementary School1310 Hobart StGrades: PK - 02Students: 234 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Grinnell Community Middle School132 East Street So.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 517 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Grinnell Community Senior High School1333 Sunset StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 572 · Ratio: 16:187

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Education level achieved in Grinnell

Completed 8th grade90.3%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school89.6%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college66.8%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree42.9%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.7%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters14.1%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.8%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.8%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sully, IA79688%30%
Brooklyn, IA1,27982%21%
Laurel, IA36178%14%
Montezuma, IA1,69878%14%
Gilman, IA69273%7%
Grinnell, IA9,13685%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Laurens, SC9,13666%3%
St. Rose, LA9,12576%12%
Shelby, OH9,14989%31%
Milton, FL9,14957%16%
Louisville, OH9,15190%32%
Grinnell, IA9,13685%25%
Source: The Grinnell, 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.