Smothers Elementary School

Smothers Elementary School serves 290 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 91%.
Smothers Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

The student population of 290 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 290 students
Smothers Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smothers Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Smothers Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smothers Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Smothers Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Smothers Elementary School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
96%
74%
Smothers Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Smothers Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.08 0.25
Smothers Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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.
98%
97%
Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
n/a
2%
Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $27,263 is higher than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has grown by 48% over four years.
The district spending/student of $29,409 is higher than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
1
Number of Students Managed 44,942 373
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,196 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,290 MM $6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $27,263 $19,103
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $29,409 $17,991
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • WashingtonAiton Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 247 students533 48th Placene
    WashingtonDC 20019
    (202)671-6060
    0.3PK-5247
  • WashingtonKelly Miller Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 513 students301 49th St Ne
    WashingtonDC 20019
    (202)388-6870
    0.36-8513
  • WashingtonD C Prep Benning Elementary Pcs
    Charter School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 429 students100 41st St Ne
    WashingtonDC 20019
    (202)398-2838
    0.4PK-3429
  • WashingtonD C Preparatory Benning Middle Campus
    Charter School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 4 | 77 students100 41st St Ne
    WashingtonDC 20019
    (202)398-2838
    0.4477
  • WashingtonPlummer Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 416 students4601 Texas Ave Se
    WashingtonDC 20019
    (202)939-4360
    0.4PK-5416

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i went to this school from pre k through 6th grade loved it grd 2006
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