Grifton Elementary School

Grifton Elementary School serves 565 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Grifton Elementary School operates within the Pitt County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 565 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 565 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade Grifton Elementary School Students 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 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
16%
13%
Black
36%
27%
White
40%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Grifton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Grifton 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 0.44
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.
61%
45%
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%
8%
Grifton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,889 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pitt County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 23,889 1,682
District Total Revenue $220 MM $19 MM
Pitt County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $220 MM $18 MM
Pitt County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,376 $11,105
Pitt County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,379 $10,880
Pitt County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Elementary School (5.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AydenAyden-grifton High School
    7653 Nc 11 South
    AydenNC 28513
    (252)746-4183
    3.3 mi | 684 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KinstonContentnea Elementary School
    2909 Graingers Station Rd
    KinstonNC 28501
    (252)527-8591
    5.9 mi | 888 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • AydenAyden Middle School
    1207 West Third St
    AydenNC 28513
    (252)746-3672
    6.8 mi | 335 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AydenAyden Elementary School
    1304 West 3rd St
    AydenNC 28513
    (252)746-2121
    6.9 mi | 631 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KinstonKinston Charter Academy
    Charter School
    2000 Martin L King
    KinstonNC 28501
    (252)522-0210
    Charter School

    9.1 mi | 309 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Pitt County, NC 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 0.53, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Pitt County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.