Kate D Smith Dar High School

  • Kate D Smith Dar High School serves 476 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Kate D Smith Dar High School operates within the Marshall County School District.
  • Marshall County School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 476 students
Kate D Smith Dar High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kate D Smith Dar High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Kate D Smith Dar High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Kate D Smith Dar High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Kate D Smith Dar High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Asian Students (1996-2009)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
n/a
33%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Black Students (2011-2013)
White
98%
56%
Kate D Smith Dar High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Kate D Smith Dar High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.04 0.32
Kate D Smith Dar 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.
33%
47%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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%
Kate D Smith Dar High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Marshall County School District's student population of 5,647 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,672 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,330 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Marshall County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 5,647 2,879
Marshall County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
Marshall County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $28 MM
Marshall County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $53 MM $29 MM
Marshall County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,672 $9,717
Marshall County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,330 $9,955
Marshall County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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