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92%
  • North Ridge Elementary
  • Po Box 770, Grimes
  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
87%
  • Dallas Center-grimes High School
  • 2555 W 1st St, Grimes
  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 550
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
80%
  • Dc-g Meadows
  • 2555 W 1st St Suite 200, Grimes
  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • Grades: 8 - 9 · Students: 367
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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  • South Prairie Elementary
  • Po Box 650, Grimes
  • Dallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 558
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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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
The Grimes, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Grimes public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 11% higher than than the Iowa average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Grimes public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 48.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Grimes schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Grimes, IA schools.

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Alleman, IA49990%82%
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Grimes, IA10,42286%75%

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Sebring, FL10,42346%7%
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West Perrine, FL10,43524%52%
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.