Kate M. Smith Elementary School

1447 South Blvd
Chipley, FL 32428
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Kate M. Smith Elementary School serves 914 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kate M. Smith Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Kate M. Smith Elementary School's student population of 914 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students914 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Kate M. Smith Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kate M. Smith Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#891 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
33%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
72%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Kate M. Smith Elementary School is Washington Virtual Franchise (0.3 miles away)
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