Kate D Smith Dar High School
Kate D Smith Dar High School serves 434 students in grades 9-12.
Kate D Smith Dar High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 434 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 10% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Kate D Smith Dar High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Kate D Smith Dar High School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Kate D Smith Dar High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kate D Smith Dar High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#358 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
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