Grimsley High School in Greensboro, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,749
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    329 3.9
  • Ranking

Grimsley High School is a public coed school in Greensboro, North Carolina. It has 1,749 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 61% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 329 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

801 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 370-8180

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 329 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Some put in the work. Others dont
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: The facilities are old and therefore hard to maintain to their potential, but overall the staff work hard to create a good environment for learning.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are plenty of choices that can grab anyone's attention. Willingness of teachers to help students in clubs is great.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The after school activities are very fun and creative. The real good thing about these activities are the fact that the most random people can come together and do what they love and through that they create new friendships and maybe even life long relationships. Sometimes the commitment from the students is not always there and sometimes the leaders of the activities are not thee best but you're going to get that just about everywhere.
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I really enjoy Grimsley because of its diversity. Here, there is no group of Caucasians, and the group of Hispanics, etc. Many people come together through the learning environment. Grimsley is also one of the top high schools in North Carolina so a 4.0 from Grimsley and a 4.0 say from Smith, are two very different levels of quality. I'm very blessed to attend this school. The amount of things to do at Grimsley are unlimited. Sports, Clubs, etc. You rarely find someone that is not involved in anything. I am on drumline, in band, I played basketball and softball. There's always something to do.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Page High School 2 mi. 1,997
1.66 James B. Dudley High School 3 mi. 1,347
1.00 Ben L. Smith High School 4 mi. 1,248
2.66 Western Guilford High School 5 mi. 1,242
3.66 Northern Guilford High School 9 mi. 1,347

Around Grimsley High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 53%
Male 46%

Student Diversity

Grimsley High School United States North Carolina Ben L. Smith High School James B. Dudley High School Northern Guilford High School Page High School Western Guilford High School
White 50.0% 51.0% 51.2% 4.0% 1.0% 71.0% 40.0% 39.0%
African American 34.0% 15.0% 26.0% 62.0% 88.0% 18.0% 41.0% 39.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 14.7% 20.0% 6.0% 5.0% 5.0% 11.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 2.8% 8.0% 1.0% 1.0% 8.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.8% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.6%
Grade 10 26.7%
Grade 11 23.3%
Grade 12 23.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 81% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 18% College level courses
  • 17% Competitive academic environment
  • 14% Friendly staff and motivation to succeed.
  • 11% Great learning environment.
  • 9% All
  • 8% Music program
  • 8% One-on-one help for every student.
  • 8% International Baccalaureate
  • 5% The Spanish immersion program
  • 3% Social Environment

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 26% Disruptive classmates.
  • 26% Not being able to eat in the Grove
  • 15% Clicks
  • 12% Nothing
  • 6% Janitor attitudes.
  • 6% Faculty attitudes.
  • 3% Teachers
  • 3% Students Attitudes
  • 3% Too many people who decide to cheat and copy

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 32 responses

  • 34% Academic excellence
  • 34% All of these things and more
  • 9% IB Program
  • 9% It hosts the Spanish Immersion Program
  • 6% The wide range of diversity among students
  • 6% Every program is excellent

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 33% On top of everything
  • 24% Prestigious
  • 21% Comfort in diversity
  • 21% Unique

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 75% Stay efficient in your work and knock it out!
  • 8% Prepare your curricular path of high school
  • 8% Your about to work so hard!
  • 4% It will be what you make it
  • 4% Balance is key. Participate

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 40% I love everything about this school.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.