Nims Elementary School

1161 West Southern Ave,

Muskegon, MI, 49441-2240

Tel: (231)720-2660
Grades: PK-5

422 students

Nims Elementary School serves 422 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Nims Elementary School operates within the Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District.

Overview

The student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 422 students
Nims Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Nims Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Nims Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Nims Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Nims Elementary School Asian (1988-2007)
Hispanic
15%
6%
Nims Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
37%
22%
Nims Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
67%
Nims Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nims Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Nims Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.69 0.26
Nims Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
82%
44%
Nims Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Nims Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,469 930
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $11 MM
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $73 MM $11 MM
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,114 $11,537
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,441 $11,612
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Craig Ei (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Craig Ei (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nelson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Muskegon Nelson Elementary School
    550 West Grand Ave
    Muskegon , MI , 49441
    (231)720-2200
    0.7  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Muskegon Craig Ei
    Special Education School
    1580 Park St
    Muskegon , MI , 49441
    (231)720-3100
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Muskegon Muskegon High School
    80 West Southern Ave
    Muskegon , MI , 49441
    (231)720-2800
    1.3  mi  |  1136  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Muskegon Bunker Middle School
    2312 Denmark St
    Muskegon , MI , 49441
    (231)720-2300
    1.5  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Muskegon Mclaughlin Elementary School
    125 Catherine Ave
    Muskegon , MI , 49442
    (231)720-2750
    1.6  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Muskegon, MI public schools have a 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. of 0.31, which is higher than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Muskegon is Nims Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.