Griffith Middle School

  • Griffith Middle School serves 405 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Griffith Middle School's student population of 405 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Griffith Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Griffith Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1186 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
22%
12%
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Black
26%
12%
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White
48%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Griffith Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.660.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGriffith Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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