Griffin Elementary School

  • Griffin Elementary School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Griffin Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Griffin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Griffin Elementary School's student population of 340 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Griffin Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Griffin Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#271 out of 3167 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
85%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Haven Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Griffin Elementary School is Grand Haven Cyber School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Haven Grand Haven Cyber School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 95 students
    0.2 miles
    1415 S Beechtree St
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (616)850-5020
    0.2 6-12 95
  • Grand Haven White Pines Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-8 | 858 students
    0.2 miles
    1400 South Griffin St
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (616)850-6300
    0.2 5-8 858
  • Grand Haven Ferry School
    Grades: PK-6 | 294 students
    1.0 miles
    1050 Pennoyer Ave
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (616)850-5300
    1.0 PK-6 294
  • Grand Haven Lakeshore Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 928 students
    1.0 miles
    900 Cutler St
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (616)850-6500
    1.0 7-8 928
  • Grand Haven Mary A White School
    Grades: PK-4 | 300 students
    1.1 miles
    1400 Wisconsin Ave
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (616)850-5700
    1.1 PK-4 300

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