Kate D Smith Dar High School

Kate D Smith Dar High School serves 463 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Kate D Smith Dar High School operates within the Marshall County School District.
Marshall County School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 463 students
Kate D Smith Dar High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kate D Smith Dar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Kate D Smith Dar High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Kate D Smith Dar High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Kate D Smith Dar High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
97%
57%
Kate D Smith Dar High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.06 0.56
Kate D Smith Dar High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
37%
52%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Marshall County School District's student population of 5,586 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 42% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,999 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Marshall County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
7
Number of Students Managed 5,586 2,883
Marshall County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
Marshall County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $58 MM n/a
Marshall County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $57 MM n/a
Marshall County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,999 n/a
Marshall County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,884 n/a
Marshall County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Woodville High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kate D Smith Dar Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GrantKate D Smith Dar Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 434 students
    0 miles
    6077 Main St
    GrantAL 35747
    (256)728-2226
    0KG-4434
  • GrantKate Duncan Smith Dar Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 439 students
    0 miles
    6077 Main St
    GrantAL 35747
    (256)728-5950
    05-8439
  • WoodvilleWoodville High School
    Grades: KG-12 | 569 students
    5.4 miles
    290 County Rd 63
    WoodvilleAL 35776
    (256)776-2874
    5.4KG-12569
  • GuntersvilleClaysville Junior High School
    Grades: PK-4 | 138 students
    8.5 miles
    140 Claysville School Rd
    GuntersvilleAL 35976
    (256)582-4444
    8.5PK-4138
  • New HopeNew Hope Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 643 students
    8.6 miles
    5300 Main Dr
    New HopeAL 35760
    (256)723-8879
    8.6PK-8643

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