Grissom Elementary School



Grissom Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grissom Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 28
1 33
2 41
3 33
4 38
5 35
6 34
7 39
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Grissom Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 348 students in grades 1st through 12th. Grissom Elementary School is the 1,500th largest public school in Illinois and the 37,223rd largest nationally. It has 23.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 348
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,223rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,500th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,373rd out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,044th out of 2,415

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Grissom Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 179
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 169
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Grissom Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 269
(77%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 62
(18%)
28,538
(10%)
 Black 13
(4%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Grissom Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(64%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 126
(36%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Grissom Elementary School is ranked 959th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grissom Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 341
2006 330
2007 333
2008 346
2009 316
2010 310
2011 328
2012 324
2013 336
2014 337
2015 348

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 18.3
2007 17.5
2008 18.7
2009 18.6
2010 18.2
2011 17.3
2012 15.6
2013 17.7
2014 20.1
2015 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76539589442815
2006 0.75757575757576
2007 0.73273273273273
2008 0.67341040462428
2009 0.74683544303797
2010 0.7258064516129
2011 0.71646341463415
2012 0.6820987654321
2013 0.69940476190476
2014 0.71810089020772
2015 0.63793103448276

Compare Grissom Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.8%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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