James Wilson Grimes School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
800 South St.
Burlington, IA 52601
Phone
(319) 753-0420
District
BURLINGTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
DES MOINES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
409
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

2

(10 is best)

Better than 13.5% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

James Wilson Grimes School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 75
Proficiency in Reading 74 74
Proficiency in Math 64 77

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 76
Proficiency in Reading 57 74
Proficiency in Math 67 77

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 74
Proficiency in Reading 67 75
Proficiency in Math 52 74

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.35
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.72
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 46 11.2%
Kindergarten 48 11.7%
Grade 1 45 11.0%
Grade 2 70 17.1%
Grade 3 52 12.7%
Grade 4 75 18.3%
Grade 5 73 17.8%
Total 409 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 75.0% 76.6% 79.4%
Black 19.1% 15.6% 6.3%
Hispanic 5.9% 6.7% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.8% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 71.6% 61.7% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 64.8% 56.0% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 5.7% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,682 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 336.3 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.4% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.4% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.7% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 19.3% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,784 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 13.3% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.2% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.6% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.8% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.3% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.1% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.8% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 25.4% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.5% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 14.1% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,342 $30,065,490 56.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $458 $1,875,510 3.5%
Staff $664 $2,719,080 5.1%
General Administration $213 $872,235 1.6%
School Administration $644 $2,637,180 4.9%
Operation $883 $3,615,885 6.8%
Transportation $314 $1,285,830 2.4%
Other $428 $1,752,660 3.3%
Total Support $3,604 $14,758,380 27.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,068 $8,468,460 15.9%
Total Expenditures $13,014 $53,292,330 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%