Smothers Elementary School

Smothers Elementary School serves 244 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 93%.
Smothers Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 244 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 244 students
Smothers Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Smothers Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Smothers Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Smothers Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
12%
Smothers Elementary School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
97%
79%
Smothers Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
7%
All Ethnic Groups Smothers Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Smothers Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.40
Smothers Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
54%
56%
Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
5%
Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 57,110 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Of Columbia Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
123
1
Number of Students Managed 57,110 353
 Of Columbia Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
 Of Columbia Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
 Of Columbia Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts P (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kelly Miller Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aiton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Washington Kelly Miller Middle School
    301 49th St Ne
    Washington , DC , 20019
    (202)388-6870
    0.3  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Washington Aiton Elementary School
    533 48th Placene
    Washington , DC , 20019
    (202)724-4627
    0.3  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Washington Richard Wright Pcs For Journalism And Media Arts P
    Charter School
    100 41st St Ne
    Washington , DC , 20019
    (202)526-7283
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Washington D C Preparatory Benning Campus Pcs
    Charter School
    100 41st St Ne
    Washington , DC , 20019
    (202)398-2838
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Washington Plummer Elementary School
    4601 Texas Ave Se
    Washington , DC , 20019
    (202)645-3179
    0.4  mi  |  221  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - i went to this school from pre k through 6th grade loved it grd 2006 - Posted by Student/Alumni

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