E E Smith High School

  • E E Smith High School serves 951 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • E E Smith High School's student population of 951 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students951 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • E E Smith High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of E E Smith High School is 0.45, 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#2100 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
73%
26%
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White
11%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.46
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Graduation Rate
78%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCumberland County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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