Ben L. Smith High School

Ben L. Smith High School serves 1,248 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Ben L. Smith High School operates within the Guilford County s School District.
Guilford County s School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1248 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,248 students
Ben L. Smith High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Ben L. Smith High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Ben L. Smith High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Ben L. Smith High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Ben L. Smith High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
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.
0.55 0.45
Ben L. Smith High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
80%
47%
Ben L. Smith High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
6%
7%
Ben L. Smith High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Guilford County s School District's student population of 72,081 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,878 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,475 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
126
1
Number of Students Managed 72,081 1,120
Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 85% 76%
Guilford County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,010 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $762 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $13,878 $10,864
Guilford County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,475 $10,591
Guilford County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is The Academy At Smith (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jackson Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sedgefield Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greensboro The Academy At Smith
    Grades: 9-12 | 207 students
    0.2 miles
    2225 South Holden Rd
    GreensboroNC 27407
    (336)316-5866
    0.29-12207
  • GreensboroSedgefield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    1 miles
    2905 Groometown Rd
    GreensboroNC 27407
    (336)316-5858
    1PK-5491
  • GreensboroEdwin A Alderman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.1 miles
    4211 Chateau Dr
    GreensboroNC 27407
    (336)294-7320
    1.1PK-5388
  • GreensboroArcher Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.2 miles
    2610 Four Seasons Blvd
    GreensboroNC 27407
    (336)294-7335
    1.2PK-5426
  • GreensboroHunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.2 miles
    1305 Merritt Dr
    GreensboroNC 27407
    (336)294-7345
    1.2PK-5480

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