Grissom Elementary School

12810 South Escanaba Ave, Chicago, IL 60633 | (773) 535-5380
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 318
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 12810 S Escanaba Ave, Chicago, IL 60633
  • Principal or Admin: Kathlene L Orr
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 318
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 165 (51.9%)
  • Females: 151 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (13.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 193 (60.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 236 (74.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Grissom Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Grissom Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade3210.1%
2nd Grade319.7%
3rd Grade309.4%
4th Grade288.8%
5th Grade278.5%
6th Grade3310.4%
7th Grade3410.7%
8th Grade4012.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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