Paul A. Smith School

  • Paul A. Smith School serves 326 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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School Overview

  • Paul A. Smith School's student population of 326 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul A. Smith School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul A. Smith School is 0.20, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#381 out of 457 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
89%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul A. Smith School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.200.16
This chart display the diversity score of Paul A. Smith School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paul A. Smith School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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