Grissom Elementary School (Closed 2015)

  • Grissom Elementary School served 277 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 30%.
  • Grissom Elementary School operated within the Lake Ridge s School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 277 students
Grissom Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Grissom Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Grissom Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Grissom Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Grissom Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Grissom Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2004)
Hispanic
30%
11%
Grissom Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
12%
Grissom Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
56%
70%
Grissom Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Grissom Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Grissom Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Grissom Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.27
Grissom Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
90%
41%
Grissom Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Grissom Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

School District Name Lake Ridge s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,966 1,465
Lake Ridge s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $17 MM
Lake Ridge s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $15 MM
Lake Ridge s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,491 $11,417
Lake Ridge s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,920 $10,528
Lake Ridge s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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