Welcome to Dallas Center-Grimes High School! DCG High School opened in 2002 and is the only high school in the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District. We are located at 2555 W 1st Street in Grimes. Our school is home to approximately 950 students in ninth through twelfth grade.
DCG High School places student learning and helping each student take charge of their future as our primary focus, with our strong emphasis on meeting the needs of all students through differentiated instruction and research-based practices.
Staff are dedicated to professional growth & development as they regularly collaborate in professional learning communities (PLC’s), aimed at continuous improvement in the areas of teaching and learning. Our District Model guides our teachers’ work in the classroom by focusing on the 3 C’s:
Our District-Wide Areas of Focus allow us to achieve the 3 C’s and put our model into action.
- Curriculum is guaranteed and viable
- Environment is safe and positive
- Relationships are professional and respectful
- Technology is infused throughout the system.
Our staff works closely with all students to ensure each student has a positive and personalized educational experience. We offer a wide selection of courses including special interest, Advanced Placement, and concurrently enrolled classes. In addition to academics, our students excel in the arts, activities and athletics. Students are encouraged get involved and take advantage of the many opportunities offered.
Our school offers additional support services in the areas of Special Education, Extended Learning Program, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and American Sign Language (ASL).
Our students are finding out who they are and who they want to become. It’s an amazing journey and we do our best to provide them an environment where they can thrive.