Nancy Smith Elementary School

  • Nancy Smith Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nancy Smith Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 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%.

Top Placements

Nancy Smith Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Nancy Smith Elementary School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nancy Smith Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank#2426 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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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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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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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

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