Avg. test scores 64%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 3%
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Grinnell school information

Average Test Scores79%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Grinnell are 64% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Grinnell
  • 89.6% of people in Grinnell have completed 8th grade
  • 88.9% of people in Grinnell have completed high school
  • 31.1% of people in Grinnell have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Grinnell

      Completed 8th grade89.6%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school88.9%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college62.3%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.1%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.1%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters14.9%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.1%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.7%1.1%1.3%

      Grinnell, IA School Districts

      • Grinnell-Newburg Community School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Grinnell. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Grinnell, IA schools is 79%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Grinnell, IA, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sully, IA84381%69.0%
      Laurel, IA35880%66.2%
      Montezuma, IA1,59180%65.6%
      Brooklyn, IA1,42275%54.8%
      Gilman, IA59871%47.5%
      Grinnell, IA9,11279%64.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rawlins, WY9,11444%9.1%
      Rock Falls, IL9,10430%37.2%
      Box Elder, SD9,12654%11.4%
      New Baltimore, VA9,09786%77.7%
      Shawano, WI9,13033%30.7%
      Grinnell, IA9,11279%64.2%
      Source: The Grinnell, 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.