Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School

  • Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School serves 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School's student population of 272 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#952 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
n/a
26%
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White
95%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.100.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Down East Middle And Smyrna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarteret County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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