W W Smith School (Closed 2011)

Grades: KG-5

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 52%.
W W Smith School (Closed 2011) operated within the Poughkeepsie City School District.

Overview

School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students n/a
W W Smith School Total Students (1988-2010)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
W W Smith School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2010)

School Comparison

This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
All Ethnic Groups W W Smith School Sch Ethnicity W W Smith 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.
0.00 0.35
W W Smith School Diversity Score (1989-2010)
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.
n/a
42%
W W Smith School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2010)
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
7%
W W Smith School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2010)

District Comparison

School District Name Poughkeepsie City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,378 1,324
Poughkeepsie City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $29 MM
Poughkeepsie City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $29 MM
Poughkeepsie City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,741 $21,692
Poughkeepsie City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,079 $21,514
Poughkeepsie City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2010 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Poughkeepsie High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Poughkeepsie Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warring Magnet Academy Of Science And Technology (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PoughkeepsiePoughkeepsie High School
    70 Forbus St
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    (845)451-4850
    0.3 mi | 1176 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PoughkeepsiePoughkeepsie Middle School
    55 College Ave
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    (845)451-4800
    0.4 mi | 968 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PoughkeepsieWarring Magnet Academy Of Science And Technology
    Magnet School
    283 Mansion St
    PoughkeepsieNY 12601
    (845)451-4750
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | 386 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PoughkeepsieArthur S May School
    25 Raymond Ave
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    (845)486-4960
    0.6 mi | 479 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PoughkeepsieGov George Clinton School
    100 Montgomery St
    PoughkeepsieNY 12601
    (845)451-4600
    0.8 mi | 389 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Poughkeepsie, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.50, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Poughkeepsie is Violet Avenue School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.