Grifton Elementary School

Grifton Elementary School serves 568 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Grifton Elementary School operates within the Pitt County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 568 students
Grifton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Grifton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Grifton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Grifton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 15:1 16:1
Grifton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
19%
15%
Grifton Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
37%
26%
Grifton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
39%
51%
Grifton Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Grifton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.68 0.45
Grifton Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
72%
47%
Grifton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
6%
7%
Grifton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Pitt County s School District's student population of 23,622 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,911 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,570 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Pitt County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
1
Number of Students Managed 23,622 1,120
Pitt County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $208 MM $18 MM
Pitt County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $224 MM $18 MM
Pitt County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,911 $10,864
Pitt County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,570 $10,591
Pitt County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Ayden-grifton High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ayden Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Contentnea-savannah School (5.9 miles away)
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  • AydenAyden-grifton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
    3.3 miles
    7653 Nc 11 South
    AydenNC 28513
    (252)746-4183
    3.39-12662
  • KinstonContentnea-savannah School
    Grades: PK-8 | 795 students
    5.9 miles
    3400 Ferrell Rd
    KinstonNC 28501
    (252)527-8591
    5.9PK-8795
  • AydenAyden Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 356 students
    6.8 miles
    192 Third St
    AydenNC 28513
    (252)746-3672
    6.86-8356
  • AydenAyden Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
    6.9 miles
    187 Third St
    AydenNC 28513
    (252)746-2121
    6.9PK-5683
  • WintervilleA G Cox Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 841 students
    10 miles
    2657 Church St
    WintervilleNC 28590
    (252)756-3105
    106-8841

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