Virgil I Grissom Middle School

  • Virgil I Grissom Middle School serves 608 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Virgil I Grissom Middle School's student population of 608 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Virgil I Grissom Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Virgil I Grissom Middle School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#689 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
9%
12%
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White
79%
69%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.370.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virgil I Grissom Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenn-Harris-Madison Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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