E E Smith High School

  • E E Smith High School serves 1,064 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • E E Smith High School operates within the Cumberland County s School District.
  • Cumberland County s School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1064 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,064 students
E E Smith High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %E E Smith High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
E E Smith High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeE E Smith High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
E E Smith High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
E E Smith High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
E E Smith High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
10%
16%
E E Smith High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
72%
26%
E E Smith High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
13%
50%
E E Smith High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
E E Smith High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsE E Smith High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.460.66
E E Smith High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
62%
52%
E E Smith High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
8%
5%
E E Smith High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cumberland County s School District's student population of 51,604 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,044 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,639 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District NameCumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
87
1
Number of Students Managed51,604912
Cumberland County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate79%76%
Cumberland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$532 MM$18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$510 MM$18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,044$10,864
Cumberland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,639$10,591
Cumberland County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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