Norman Smith Elementary School

  • Norman Smith Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Norman Smith Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Norman Smith Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Norman Smith Elementary School's student population of 595 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students595 students
This chart display total students of Norman Smith Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Norman Smith Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Norman Smith Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Norman Smith Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Norman Smith Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norman Smith Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#478 out of 1636 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Norman Smith Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
33%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
43%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norman Smith Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.680.54
This chart display the diversity score of Norman Smith Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norman Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Norman Smith Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
President Obama’s recent address included infrastructure funding for renovating schools. We’ll look at the plan overall and some of the states that would benefit from the plan.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.