School Details

Grinnell Community Middle School

132 East St So., Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-2750
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 5-8 517 students 14 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

89%
88%
80%
86%
85%
81%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
89%
89%
78%
97%
97%
75%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Grinnell-Newburg Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
70%
75%
72%
72%
70%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
79%
79%
72%
81%
81%
65%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Grinnell-Newburg Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
93%
80%
89%
89%
75%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
90%
90%
77%
75%
75%
68%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Grinnell-Newburg Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
84%
78%
82%
82%
76%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
88%
88%
73%
76%
76%
65%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2011
  • Grinnell-Newburg Comm School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Grinnell Community Middle School is a public middle school in Grinnell. 517 students go to Grinnell Community Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 39% of the 517 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Grinnell Community Middle School is 14:1. East Marshall Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 93%
Hispanic 4% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian 2% %
Multiracial 1.0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 39% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I have absolutly loved attending this school for the past 4 years! The teachers are nice and the grounds are pretty you can not be sad in the environment.

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a great school. I LOVE going here I'll miss it when I go to High School

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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