Grissom Elementary School

3201 S Macedonia Ave
Muncie, IN 47302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Grissom Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Grissom Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Grissom Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Grissom Elementary School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Grissom Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Grissom Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1688 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
66%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grissom Elementary School's ranking?
Grissom Elementary School is ranked #1688 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Grissom Elementary School often compared to?
Grissom Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South View Elementary School, Monroe Central Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Grissom Elementary School?
503 students attend Grissom Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Grissom Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grissom Elementary School?
Grissom Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Grissom Elementary School offer ?
Grissom Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Grissom Elementary School part of?
Grissom Elementary School is part of Muncie Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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