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7-12
Public district
Colfax, IA
Students enrolled: 270
 

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204 North League Rd
Colfax, IA 50054

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(515) 674-4111
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Develops grit: Agree
August 07, 2015
This school is not one which will give a student an A simply because they ask for one. If a person wants to reach their goals, they have to work at them with great diligence and persistence.

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Agree
August 07, 2015
Students who dont show respect have a hard time making connections with both students and teachers, which forces those who do not have respect to develop it. Going through school here, I have seen many individuals develop respect in order to fit in with the student body

- submitted by a student
Develops empathy: Agree
August 07, 2015
Because this school is so small, the people who attend C-M are all close as long as individuals are willing to put themselves out there and get involved in activites such as homecoming and prom or other activities

- submitted by a student
Develops honesty: Agree
August 07, 2015
although the individual determines if he/she is an honest person, the C-M school district does a lot to ensure its students are honest and fair in the game of life. Good conduct policies are implimented in sports that ensure athletes have integrity, and all coches are very strict on these policies

- submitted by a student

August 07, 2015
I attend this school currently, and it offers everything I need to obtain an excellent education. The student body is very open and accepting of new students, and all are welcome on any sports team. There are many wonderful teachers who are willing to stay after school and help students with homework and understanding concepts, and the school itself is kept very clean and in order. All around it is a great school!

- submitted by a student

April 03, 2015
I was a student before the middle school merged with the Sr. High school. I was still in the process of learning English since I had only been in the US for a month before enrolling in the Colfax-Mingo district. Little did I know that there was no ESL (English as a second language) programs or any support for students who are still learning English. Most of the students were bullies and I was called racial slurs and even thrown lunch boxes at me. When we brought the issue to the principal, he offered a temporary fix which was transferring to Harding middle school in Des Moines for my second semester. The change was amazing and I thank him for that. I cannot comment on the academics, since the language barrier and bullying didn't let me concentrate on academics in those short months. Needless to say, my mother and I moved to Des Moines and i have been in honor rolls at my high school and now, at college. My advice to any minority families that are considering the CM school district: take a look, feel it out but don't be surprised if your child gets bullied. I hope it has changed since I attended.

- submitted by a student

February 23, 2015
The students at Colfax-Mingo have made some amazing achievements this year. We have strong National Honor's Society membership and philanthropic, community-oriented students. This school offers academically excellent courses including in-house courses for college credit and a fantastic agricultural program. Many of the teachers have masters degrees either in their content areas or in education/teaching. There have been many recent changes in staffing. This school is making a comeback.

- submitted by a teacher

December 31, 2013
This school is the worst my children have ever attended.Mr. Jones the principal is more concerned about the kids social lives than there academics. Some of the teachers do care, others are more worried about getting a paycheck.

- submitted by a parent

January 25, 2010
I absolutely love this school.The teachers are great and the students are able to talk to each other. There arent really any cliques here, which really is great.

- submitted by a student
no rating
September 30, 2009
My kids have gone to Colfax schools for their entire academic careers. The staff and teachers take a personal interest in every student and always go out of their way to ensure the students do their best.

- submitted by a parent

April 27, 2004
Excellent excellent teacher quality....I have a senior who is in national honor society....A freshman who is always on at least the b honor roll...A 6 year old who is doing first and second grade work...I would like to think it is all because of the teaching staff in the Colfax-Mingo school district.... Superintendant has all the respect in the world from the students and in my opnion does a great job. I couldn't think of any other place I would want my children to go to school...Also a great community to raise children.

- submitted by a parent

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Colfax-Mingo Junior-Senior High School
204 North League Rd, Colfax, IA  50054
(515) 674-4111
Last modified Colfax-Mingo Junior-Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Colfax-Mingo Junior-Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top