Grissom Elementary



Grissom Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grissom Elementary Students by Grade
PK 52
K 80
1 88
2 88
3 86
4 79
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Grissom Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Grissom Elementary is the 2,247th largest public school in Texas and the 16,378th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,378th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,247th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,057th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,838th out of 4,778

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Grissom Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 300
(53%)
82,642
(49%)
 Male 263
(47%)
84,767
(51%)

Grissom Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 383
(68%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 169
(30%)
40,163
(24%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
130
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 White 0
(0%)
14,735
(9%)

Grissom Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 549
(98%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 14
(2%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Grissom Elementary is ranked 854th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grissom Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 763
2006 748
2007 787
2008 812
2009 806
2010 791
2011 787
2012 629
2013 569
2014 584
2015 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 17.2
2007 17.5
2008 17.3
2009 17.1
2010 17
2011 18.3
2012 20
2013 17.2
2014 20.1
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97116644823067
2006 0.70053475935829
2007 0.70775095298602
2008 0.69950738916256
2009 0.66004962779156
2010 0.55372945638432
2011 0.50571791613723
2012 0.97933227344992
2013 0.98594024604569
2014 0.9486301369863
2015 0.97513321492007

Compare Grissom Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 97.5%
 

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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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