PROFICIENCY 75% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 5 in Grimes
  • Ranked #41 of 1529 in Iowa
Proficiency Averages
84%Grimes
69%Iowa

Dallas Center-Grimes High School is a school servicing grades 10 to 12 and is located in the district of "Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District" in Grimes, IA. There are a total of 597 students and 34 teachers at Dallas Center-Grimes High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1.

Dallas Center-Grimes High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.5%, which is 8% higher than the Iowa average.

Dallas Center-Grimes High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students597
Teachers34
Student/Teacher ratio18:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment203
Taking some courses128
Taking some courses (not tests)78
Passing some courses53
Passing no courses59

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Dallas Center-Grimes High School, there are a total of 203 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 128 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Dallas Center-Grimes High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
White 92.2% 92.2% 78.6% 51.1%
Black 1.3% 1.1% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.4% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 3.4% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.4% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Grimes demographics profile

StatisticGrimesIowaNational
Population10,4223,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8895791
Median age32.638.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%60%55%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

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%
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Source: The Dallas Center-Grimes High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.