Grissom Elementary School (Closed 2014)
Grissom Elementary School served 277 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 85-89% (which was higher than the Indiana state average of 81%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 78%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(12-13)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(12-13)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education
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