Griffith Elementary School

Griffith Elementary School serves 537 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Griffith Elementary School operates within the Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 537 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 537 students
Griffith Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Griffith Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Griffith Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Griffith Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Griffith Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Griffith Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
52%
15%
Griffith Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
33%
26%
Griffith Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
11%
51%
Griffith Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Griffith Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Griffith Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.45
Griffith Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
47%
Griffith Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Griffith Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,311 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,290 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
1
Number of Students Managed 53,413 1,120
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $597 MM $18 MM
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $596 MM $18 MM
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,311 $10,864
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,290 $10,591
Winston Salem/forsyth County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Main Street Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Main Street Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Main Street Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • Winston SalemMain Street Academy
    Alternative School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 59 students2700 South Main St
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)771-4580
    0.16-1259
  • Winston SalemParkland High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1259 students1600 Brewer Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)771-4700
    19-121259
  • Winston SalemKonnoak Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 698 students3200 Renon Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)703-4163
    1.3PK-5698
  • Winston SalemPhilo-hill Magnet Academy
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 531 students410 Haverhill St
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)703-4165
    1.36-8531
  • Winston SalemCareer Center
    Alternative School
    2 miles910 Highland Court
    Winston SalemNC 27101
    (336)727-8181
    2n/a

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