Edward Smith K-8 School

  • Edward Smith K-8 School serves 744 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Edward Smith K-8 School's student population of 744 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edward Smith K-8 School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edward Smith K-8 School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3209 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
37%
44%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.660.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSyracuse City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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