D A Smith Middle School

994 Andrews Avenue
Ozark, AL 36360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
D A Smith Middle School serves 458 students in grades 6-8.
D A Smith Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

D A Smith Middle School's student population of 458 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

D A Smith Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of D A Smith Middle School is 0.59, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#739 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
42%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOzark City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to D A Smith Middle School is Carroll High School Career Center (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Daleville High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harry N Mixon Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
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