Fe Smith Intermediate School

33 Wheeler Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 256 students in grades 3-4, Fe Smith Intermediate School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-4
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fe Smith Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Fe Smith Intermediate School's student population of 256 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Fe Smith Intermediate School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fe Smith Intermediate School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3525 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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33%
46%
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22%
49%
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65-69%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
86%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fe Smith Intermediate School's ranking?
Fe Smith Intermediate School is ranked #3525 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Fe Smith Intermediate School often compared to?
Fe Smith Intermediate Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Franklyn S Barry Primary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Fe Smith Intermediate School?
256 students attend Fe Smith Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Fe Smith Intermediate School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fe Smith Intermediate School?
Fe Smith Intermediate School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Fe Smith Intermediate School offer ?
Fe Smith Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 3-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fe Smith Intermediate School part of?
Fe Smith Intermediate School is part of Cortland City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-4
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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