Smithfield High School

Smithfield High School serves 1,311 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Smithfield High School operates within the Isle Of Wight County Public s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,311 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Smithfield High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Smithfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
3%
12%
Black
31%
25%
White
58%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Smithfield High School Sch Ethnicity Smithfield High 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.
0.57 0.41
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.
21%
32%
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.
4%
7%
Smithfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Isle Of Wight County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 5,497 3,801
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 77%
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $43 MM
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $64 MM $42 MM
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,153 $11,282
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,683 $11,065
Isle Of Wight County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Warwick High School (10.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smithfield Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carrollton Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SmithfieldSmithfield Middle School
    14175 Turner Dr
    SmithfieldVA 23430
    (757)365-4100
    0 mi | 610 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • CarrolltonCarrollton Elementary School
    14440 New Towne Haven Ln
    CarrolltonVA 23314
    (757)238-2452
    2.5 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • SmithfieldWestside Elementary School
    800 Main St
    SmithfieldVA 23430
    (757)357-3021
    3.3 mi | 796 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • SmithfieldHardy Elementary School
    9311 Hardy Circle
    SmithfieldVA 23430
    (757)357-3204
    5.1 mi | 470 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • SuffolkOakland Elementary School
    5505 Godwin Blvd
    SuffolkVA 23434
    (757)923-5248
    7.8 mi | 472 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Virginia 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 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.