District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Grinnell Newburg Community School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Grinnell-Newburg Community School District

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Current student
January 22, 2015
Our school recently adopted a one-to-one program, which gives every student in 7-12 a MacBook Pro & the ability to learn in a "global atmosphere" in which students can connect with others. However, in... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
June 10, 2014
Grinnell schools are great if you are an average to intelligent kid, or great at a sport or an extracurricular. Not a lot of thought is given to anything outside the box, but that seems to be an Iowan... More
Current student
May 01, 2011
I really like GHS. The sports are fun, and include everybody. Not to mention the Boys Cross Country team has been to state 4 years in a row. This school has excellent teachers, and a good educational... More
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