Griffith Elementary School

Griffith Elementary School serves 557 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Griffith Elementary School operates within the Forsyth County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 557 students
Griffith Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Griffith Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Griffith Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 13:1 14:1
Griffith Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Griffith Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
53%
14%
Griffith Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
32%
27%
Griffith Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
10%
52%
Griffith Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Griffith Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Griffith Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.45
Griffith Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
86%
47%
Griffith Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Griffith Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,917 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,838 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,722 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
1
Number of Students Managed 56,917 1,330
Forsyth County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $573 MM $19 MM
Forsyth County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $567 MM $18 MM
Forsyth County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,838 $11,105
Forsyth County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,722 $10,880
Forsyth County s School District 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 Main Street Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Main Street Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Main Street Academy (0.1 miles away)
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    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)771-4580
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    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 27 students                      
  • Winston SalemParkland High School
    1600 Brewer Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)771-4700
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1277 students                      
  • Winston SalemKonnoak Elementary School
    3200 Renon Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)703-4163
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 708 students                      
  • Winston SalemPhilo-hill Magnet Academy
    410 Haverhill St
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)703-4165
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 497 students                      
  • Winston SalemEarly College Of Forsyth Count High School
    2100 Silas Creek Prky
    Winston SalemNC 27103
    (336)757-3290
    2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 231 students                      

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