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Grimsley High School is a public school in Morehead Township, North Carolina. It has 1,733 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 256 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 256 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: If I had the choice, I would absolutely attend Grimsley all over again. The academics are what you make them, they can be extremely rigorous or very laid back. I have had the opportunity to knock out many classes that I would've had to take in college by taking AP courses. Grimsley has a very diverse culture and there is a place for everyone to fit in. The school spirit is one of my favorite things especially during Grimsley/Page week. The whole school comes together for athletic events and it is one of the greatest experiences. Most of the teachers genuinely care about their students and put in many extra hours to ensure that we succeed.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: The food is not great but it could be worse. We have a brand new cafeteria and it is extremely nice. There are always many options for food and the prices are reasonable.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The administration is great. They are very helpful and proactive when issues are brought to their attention. The dress code is always very strictly enforced at the beginning of the year but as the year progresses it is hardly paid attention to.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: School spirit is a huge part of Grimsley. During football season, the stadium is the place to be every Friday night. Students are extremely involved in school spirit and football is definitely the most popular sport. The facilities are very nice and many of them have been newly renovated.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers are outstanding, with the occasional few that simply do not present the information they are supposed to. Overall, the teachers are great. They are very good at making sure they have tutoring outside of classroom hours. Most of the teachers teach from the front of the room with technology, there is very little textbook work. Most of the teachers have great communication skills. Teachers are usually accurate in grading consistently and when they aren't, it is quickly brought to their attention and resolved.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Kiser Middle School Public
3.66 Brooks Global Studies School Public, Magnet
Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Private, Religious
2.66 Irving Park Elementary School Public
2.66 Guilford County Middle College High School Public
4.00 Philip J. Weaver Education Center Public
3.00 The Academy at High Point Central Public
3.33 John Van Lindley Elementary School Public
3.33 General Greene Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.66 Clara J. Peck Elementary School Public
3.00 David D. Jones Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.00 Mendenhall Middle School Public
4.00 The Middle College at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) - East Public
St. Pius X Catholic School Private, Religious
3.00 Aycock Middle School Public, Magnet
3.33 Sternberger Elementary School Public
3.00 James Y. Joyner Elementary School Public
3.00 Calvin Wiley Elementary School Public
2.33 Middle College High at Bennett Public, All-Girls
3.00 Page High School Public
2.33 The Middle College at NC A&T State University Public, All-Boys
2.66 Jackson Middle School Public
2.66 Murphey Traditional Academy Public, Magnet
2.33 Ceasar Cone Elementary School Public
2.66 Washington Elementary School Public, Magnet
Covenant Christian Day School Private, Religious
2.33 Julius I. Foust Elementary School Public
4.00 Triad Math & Science Academy Public, Charter
Bnai Shalom Day School Private, Religious
C.D. McIver Special Education Center Public
Napoleon B. Smith Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Gillespie Park Elementary School Public
3.00 Hunter Elementary School Public
3.33 Lincoln Academy Public, Magnet
2.00 Dudley High School Public
3.66 Morehead Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.66 Archer Elementary School Public
Scale School Public, Alternative
2.33 Bluford Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.66 Claxton Elementary School Public
3.66 Smith Academy Public
1.33 Ben L. Smith High School Public
Greensboro Islamic Academy Private, Religious
2.33 W.M. Hampton Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.66 Peeler Open Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.33 American Hebrew Academy Private, Boarding, Religious
2.66 Rankin Elementary School Public
Canterbury School Private, Religious
3.33 Erwin Montessori School Public, Magnet
3.00 Edwin A. Alderman Elementary School Public
2.33 Cyrus P. Frazier Elementary School Public
3.66 Greensboro Day School Private
2.33 Vandalia Elementary School Public
4.33 Early College at Guilford Public
2.66 Allen Middle School Public
2.66 Sedgefield Elementary School Public
Gateway Education Center Public
2.33 Bessemer Elementary School Public
Greensboro Montessori School Private, Montessori
3.00 Jefferson Elementary School Public
2.33 Otis L. Hairston Sr. Middle School Public, Magnet
2.66 Waldo C. Falkener Sr. Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.66 Kernodle Middle School Public
2.33 Vandalia Christian School Private, Religious
3.33 Guilford Middle School Public
2.66 New Garden Friends School Private, Religious
3.00 High School Ahead Academy Public, Alternative
3.00 Jesse Wharton Elementary School Public
Noble Academy Private, Special Education
2.66 Brightwood Elementary School Public
2.66 Western Guilford High School Public
3.00 Doris Henderson Newcomers School Public, Magnet
3.66 Greensboro Academy Public, Charter
3.33 Caldwell Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Pilot Elementary School Public
3.00 Sumner Elementary School Public
Shining Light Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Guilford Primary School Public
3.66 Northern Guilford Middle School Public
3.00 Alamance Elementary School Public
4.00 Northern Guilford High School Public
3.33 Pleasant Garden Elementary School Public
3.33 Millis Road Elementary School Public
2.66 Madison Elementary School Public
3.00 Lucy Ragsdale High School Public
3.33 Jamestown Middle School Public
4.00 The Middle College at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) - Jamestown Public
3.33 Southern Elementary School Public
2.66 Southern Guilford High School Public
3.33 E.P. Pearce Elementary School Public
2.66 Reedy Fork Area Elementary School Public
3.66 Summerfield Elementary School Public
3.33 Phoenix Academy Public, Charter
3.00 McLeansville Elementary School Public
3.33 Florence Elementary School Public
3.00 Jamestown Elementary School Public
2.00 Northeast Guilford High School Public
3.66 Northwest Guilford Middle School Public
3.00 Southeast Guilford High School Public
2.66 Northeast Guilford Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Kiser Middle School 0 mi. 958
3.00 Mendenhall Middle School 2 mi. 934
3.00 Page High School 2 mi. 1,857
2.00 Dudley High School 3 mi. 1,397
1.33 Ben L. Smith High School 4 mi. 1,221

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


Male 49%
Female 50%


Grade 9 27.5%
Grade 10 27.4%
Grade 11 23.3%
Grade 12 21.8%

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 27 responses

  • 81% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 22% College level courses
  • 20% Competitive academic environment
  • 17% Friendly staff and motivation to succeed.
  • 15% Great learning environment.
  • 8% One-on-one help for every student.
  • 7% Music program
  • 7% International Baccalaureate
  • 3% The Spanish immersion program

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 38% Disruptive classmates.
  • 19% Nothing
  • 19% Not being able to eat in the Grove
  • 12% Clicks
  • 6% Janitor attitudes.
  • 6% Faculty attitudes.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% Academic excellence
  • 27% All of these things and more
  • 13% It hosts the Spanish Immersion Program
  • 7% The wide range of diversity among students

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% On top of everything
  • 23% Prestigious
  • 23% Unique
  • 0% Comfort in diversity

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 79% Stay efficient in your work and knock it out!
  • 14% Your about to work so hard!
  • 7% Prepare your curricular path of high school

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 9 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 44% I love everything about this school.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.