Grissom Elementary School

  • Grissom Elementary School serves 529 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grissom Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Grissom Elementary School's student population of 529 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grissom Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grissom Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5703 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
78%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
72%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
77%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
23%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Grissom Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.360.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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