Nims Elementary School (Closed 2013)

1161 West Southern Ave

Muskegon, MI 49441

  • Nims Elementary School served 422 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was equal to the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 60% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 32%.
  • Nims Elementary School operated within the Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 422 students
Nims Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % Nims Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Nims Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Nims Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
Nims Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Nims Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2011)
Asian
n/a
3%
Nims Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2007)
Hispanic
15%
7%
Nims Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
Black
38%
18%
Nims Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
White
40%
68%
Nims Elementary School White Students (1988-2012)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Nims Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Nims Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nims Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.67 0.27
Nims Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
82%
41%
Nims Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Nims Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

School District Name Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 4,144 760
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $10 MM
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $57 MM $10 MM
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,742 $12,839
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,235 $12,841
Muskegon Public s Of The City Of School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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