Griffin Elementary School

  • Griffin Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Griffin Elementary School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Griffin Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Griffin Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3315 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
32%
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Black
41%
22%
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White
31%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Griffin Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.690.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Griffin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePOLK School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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5  
The school has a wonderful staff. The student can participate in chess and K-kids after school. It also has an award winning T.V. program that the students produce. My child went there from kindergarden to forth grade then excelled while in forth and was placed in fifth grade math. She was then able to skip fifth. She is now in eigth grade honors and is still at the top of her class. Go Griffin Eagles!
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