South Smithfield Elementary School

South Smithfield Elementary School serves 537 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
South Smithfield Elementary School operates within the Johnston County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 537 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 537 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 12:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
37%
14%
Black
30%
27%
White
29%
52%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.69 0.45
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.
72%
47%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,443 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 33,443 1,330
District Total Revenue $365 MM $19 MM
District Spending $360 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,576 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,428 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Campus Community High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Campus Community Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Smithfield Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SmithfieldSouth Campus Community High School
    Alternative School
    521 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-6481
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 15 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SmithfieldSouth Campus Community Middle School
    Alternative School
    425 South Collier St
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-6481
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | 3 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SmithfieldJohnston Co Middle College
    245 College Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)464-2303
    1.2 mi | 120 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • ClaytonJohnston Co Early College Academy
    235 College Rd
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)464-2314
    1.2 mi | 201 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SmithfieldSmithfield Middle School
    1455 Buffalo Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-4696
    2.3 mi | 758 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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