Kate M Smith Elementary School

  • Kate M Smith Elementary School serves 359 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Kate M Smith Elementary School's student population of 359 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kate M Smith Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kate M Smith Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#392 out of 620 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
72%
42%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
19%
33%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score0.450.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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