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Avg. test scores 75%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 60%

Grimes school information

IndexGrimesIowaNational
Average Test Scores86%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Grimes are 75% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Grimes
  • 92.2% of people in Grimes have completed 8th grade
  • 92.2% of people in Grimes have completed high school
  • 48.6% of people in Grimes have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Grimes

      IndexGrimesIowaNational
      Completed 8th grade92.2%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school92.2%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college76.2%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree57.2%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors48.6%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters10.5%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Grimes, IA School Districts

      • Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Grimes. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Grimes, IA schools is 86%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Grimes, IA, an average of 92.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.2% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
      Adel, IA4,03090%83%
      Johnston, IA19,49190%83%
      Alleman, IA49990%82%
      Ankeny, IA53,41389%82%
      Grimes, IA10,42286%75%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sebring, FL10,42346%7%
      Wabash, IN10,41463%29%
      Greencastle, IN10,41370%42%
      Fox Lake, IL10,43422%56%
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      Grimes, IA10,42286%75%
      Source: The Grimes, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.