Grissom Elementary School

7201 West 25th Ave,

Gary, IN, 46406-2999

Tel: (219)844-2255
Grades: KG-5

289 students

Grissom Elementary School serves 289 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Grissom Elementary School operates within the Lake Ridge s School District.
Overview
The student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 289 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade
School Comparison
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
17:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
35%
9%
Black
3%
13%
White
53%
71%
Unknown
8%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.60
0.45
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 87%
41%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
5%
8%
District Comparison
The district's student population of 1,937 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Lake Ridge s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
n/a
Number of Students Managed 1,937
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Morton Senior High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Charles N Scott Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph Hess Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Recommended October 01, 2011 - what is with all the bullying going on at the school? alot of parents are complaining and doesnt seem like anything is being done. Look at what happened at Roosevelt. Gary is getting a very bad reveue, if anything happens to my child I will sue the day lights out of you. You need to protect these CHILDREN. - Posted by Parent

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