Nancy Smith Elementary School

741 Griffin Rd
Albany, TX 76430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nancy Smith Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Nancy Smith Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Nancy Smith Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Rankings

Nancy Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nancy Smith Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5890 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
17%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
78%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbany Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Nancy Smith Elementary School is Albany Junior Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moran School (14.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albany Albany Junior Senior High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 224 students
    0.6 miles
    501 E S First St
    Albany, TX 76430
    (325) 762-3974
    0.6 7-12 224
  • Moran Moran School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 129 students
    14.6 miles
    900 Main Ave
    Moran, TX 76464
    (325) 945-3101
    14.6 PK-12 129
  • Lueders Lueders-avoca El/j High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 70 students
    19.9 miles
    334 Vandeventer St
    Lueders, TX 79533
    (325) 228-4211
    19.9 PK-8 70
  • Breckenridge South Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 357 students
    22.1 miles
    1001 W Elliott St
    Breckenridge, TX 76424
    (254) 212-4691
    22.1 4-6 357
  • Breckenridge Breckenridge High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 419 students
    22.5 miles
    500 W Lindsey St
    Breckenridge, TX 76424
    (254) 212-4730
    22.5 9-12 419

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