Grissom Elementary School (Closed 2014)

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
7201 West 25th Ave
Gary, IN 46406
  • 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).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students277 students
This chart display total students of Grissom Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Grissom Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Grissom Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)85-89%
81%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
56%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grissom Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.590.51
This chart display the diversity score of Grissom Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Ridge New Technical Schools School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
Recent Articles
Learn about whether or not public school students are prepared to enter into the "real world" upon graduation, and how schools are changing their curriculum to meet changing economic needs.
Many school districts are hiking up the price of school lunches this year. We’ll take a look at some of the reasons for the trend, including the child nutritional bill that President Obama signed into law last year.
There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.