South Smithfield Elementary School

South Smithfield Elementary School serves 548 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
South Smithfield Elementary School operates within the Johnston County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 548 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 548 students
South Smithfield Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Smithfield Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
South Smithfield Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade South Smithfield Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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 13:1 16:1
South Smithfield Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
South Smithfield Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
South Smithfield Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
36%
15%
South Smithfield Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
30%
26%
South Smithfield Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
29%
51%
South Smithfield Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
South Smithfield Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.70 0.45
South Smithfield Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
75%
47%
South Smithfield 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.
3%
7%
South Smithfield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Johnston County s School District's student population of 33,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,321 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,189 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 33,852 1,120
Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $394 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $326 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,321 $10,864
Johnston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,189 $10,591
Johnston County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is South Campus Community High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Campus Community Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Smithfield Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • SmithfieldSouth Campus Community High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    0.9 miles
    521 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-6481
    0.99-1219
  • SmithfieldSouth Campus Community Middle SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 24 students
    1 miles
    425 South Collier St
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-6481
    16-824
  • ClaytonJohnston Co Early College Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    1.1 miles
    235 College Rd
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)464-2314
    1.19-12209
  • SmithfieldJohnston Co Middle College
    Grades: 10-12 | 124 students
    1.1 miles
    245 College Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)464-2303
    1.110-12124
  • SmithfieldSmithfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 758 students
    2.3 miles
    1455 Buffalo Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-4696
    2.36-8758

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