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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
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 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
18:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
15%
6%
Black
37%
22%
White
39%
67%
Unknown
9%
1%
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. 0.69
0.48
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. 82%
44%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,615 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
n/a
Number of Students Managed 4,615
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, 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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