Grimes School

58 S 10th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Grimes School serves 387 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Grimes School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Grimes School's student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Grimes School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Grimes School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3528 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
81%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.320.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grimes School is Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ab Davis Steam High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Hamilton School Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 417 students
    0.4 miles
    20 Oak St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 335-5050
    0.4 K-6 417
  • Mount Vernon Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 749 students
    0.5 miles
    121 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 358-2740
    0.5 9-12 749
  • Mount Vernon Nelson R Mandela/dr Hosea Zollicoffer High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 139 students
    0.6 miles
    350 Gramatan Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 358-2720
    0.6 9-12 139
  • Mount Vernon Cecil H Parker School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 315 students
    0.7 miles
    461 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5040
    0.7 PK-6 315
  • Mount Vernon Edward Williams School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
    0.7 miles
    9 Union Ln
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-5070
    0.7 PK-6 436

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