Grissom Elementary School



Grissom Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grissom Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 52
2 54
3 51
4 37
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Grissom Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Lake Ridge School District. It enrolls 277 students in grades 1st through 12th. Grissom Elementary School is the 939th largest public school in Indiana and the 43,122nd largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 277
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,122nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 939th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 825th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 1,015th out of 1,125

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Grissom Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 153
(55%)
656
(50%)
 Female 124
(45%)
650
(50%)

Grissom Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 155
(56%)
633
(48%)
 Hispanic 83
(30%)
345
(26%)
 Two or More 22
(8%)
74
(6%)
 Black 11
(4%)
242
(19%)
 American Indian 6
(2%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Grissom Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(91%)
1,037
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
98
(8%)
 Not Eligible 11
(4%)
171
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Grissom Elementary School is ranked 419th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grissom Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Grissom Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 330
2006 344
2007 332
2008 289
2009 294
2010 289
2011 289
2012 277

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 N/A
2007 18.9
2008 15.6
2009 17.8
2010 28
2011 17
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78787878787879
2006 0.91860465116279
2007 0.93674698795181
2008 1.0034602076125
2009 0.97959183673469
2010 0.91695501730104
2011 0.93425605536332
2012 0.96028880866426

Compare Grissom Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Grissom Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 277 19.8:1  
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Public PK - 05 638 22:1 2 miles
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary
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Public KG - 05 314 18.5:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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