Grisham Middle School

Grisham Grizzly Bear
IB Middle Years Programme
Grisham Middle School
10805 School House Lane
Austin, TX 78750

Phone: 512-428-2650
Fax: 512-428-2790
Principal, Paige Hadziselimovic

Hours: 8:20 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Mascot: Grizzly Bears
Grades: 6-8
Feeder Pattern
Each student’s feeder pattern is determined by his or her home address. To find out which schools your student will attend, use our Interactive School Boundaries Map.

What happens at our school?

The campus’ IB Middle Years Programme is an academically challenging and balanced program that nurtures the students capacity to have a global understanding of their role in the world. Students gain the skills to utilize their individual strengths for the acquisition of knowledge in a service in action environment.

We put kids first

Our community of expert educators aim to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring individuals who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Students will have access to:

  • Multi-linguistic and intercultural curriculum
  • Global engagement
  • Cross-integrated lessons
  • Integrated technology
  • Exposure to college and career choices
  • Flexible and collaborative learning spaces
  • Individualized learning
  • Service learning
Mission
Grisham students and staff will challenge each other to think critically and collaborate through meaningful learning opportunities.
Vision
Empowering all in our community to develop their passions, foster independence and make unique contributions to our world.
History
Grisham Middle School is named after Noel Grisham, Superintendent from 1957-1979. The school opened its doors to students in August 1976.

Enrollment

Accountability Rating

Met Standard

Distinction Designations

Academic Achievement in English Language Arts/Reading
Academic Achievement in Mathematics
Academic Achievement in Science
Academic Achievement in Social Studies
Top 25 Percent: Student Progress
Postsecondary Readiness

2016-17 STAAR Passing Rates

  • 6th Grade Reading – 80% 80% 80%
  • 6th Grade Math – 84% 84% 84%
  • 7th Grade Reading – 83% 83% 83%
  • 7th Grade Math – 77% 77% 77%
  • 7th Grade Writing – 82% 82% 82%
  • 8th Grade Reading – 94% 94% 94%
  • 8th Grade Math – 93% 93% 93%
  • 8th Grade Science – 83% 83% 83%
  • 8th Grade Social Studies – 74% 74% 74%
Performance Indicators
  • School Report Card
  • Campus Improvement Plan
  • Climate Surveys
  • TX Academic Performance Report
  • Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Accountability Summary
  • Distinction Designation Summary
  • HB 5 Performance Ratings
    Performance Indicators website

2016-17 Student Demographics

  • African American – 6% 6% 6%
  • Hispanic – 25.9% 25.9% 25.9%
  • White – 43.2% 43.2% 43.2%
  • Native American – 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
  • Asian – 20.5% 20.5% 20.5%
  • Pacific Islander – 0% 0% 0%
  • Two or more races – 4.4% 4.4% 4.4%
  • Economically Disadvantaged – 26.3% 26.3% 26.3%
  • English Language Learners – 9.1% 9.1% 9.1%

Student Enrollment by program

  • Bilingual/ESL – 8.2% 8.2% 8.2%
  • Career and Technical – 8.9% 8.9% 8.9%
  • Gifted and Talented – 16.5% 16.5% 16.5%
  • Special Education – 8.7% 8.7% 8.7%

NOTE: STAAR results, student demographic and enrollment data is pulled from the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR). This page is updated generally around mid-November when the data is released by the state. The TAPR includes information from the previous school year.