600 N Raymond St
Griffith, IN 46319
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Griffith Middle School serves 498 students in grades 6-8.
Griffith Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Griffith Middle School's student population of 498 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Griffith Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Griffith Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1275 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
13%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
44%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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