Griffith Elementary School

Griffith Elementary School serves 585 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
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 585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 585 students
Griffith Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Griffith Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Griffith Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Griffith Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Griffith Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
50%
13%
Griffith Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
29%
27%
Griffith Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
10%
52%
Griffith Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Griffith Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Griffith 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.
0.65 0.89
Griffith 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.
80%
45%
Griffith Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Griffith Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,336 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
4
Number of Students Managed 53,336 1,682
Forsyth County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $573 MM $19 MM
Forsyth County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $567 MM $18 MM
Forsyth County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,838 $11,105
Forsyth County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,722 $10,880
Forsyth County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Griffith Alternative School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Griffith Alternative School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Griffith Alternative School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Winston-salem Griffith Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1401 West Clemmonsville Rd
    Winston-salem , NC , 27127
    (336)771-4580
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Winston-salem Parkland High School
    1600 Brewer Rd
    Winston-salem , NC , 27127
    (336)771-4700
    1  mi  |  1372  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Winston-salem Konnoak Elementary School
    3200 Renon Rd
    Winston-salem , NC , 27127
    (336)771-4567
    1.3  mi  |  703  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Winston-salem Philo Middle School
    410 Haverhill St
    Winston-salem , NC , 27127
    (336)771-4570
    1.3  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winston-salem Middle College Of Forsyth Cnty
    Alternative School
    2100 Silas Creek Parkway
    Winston-salem , NC , 27103
    (336)734-7163
    Alternative School
    2  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  11-12

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