R.k. Smith Middle School

  • R.k. Smith Middle School serves 305 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • R.k. Smith Middle School's student population of 305 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • R.k. Smith Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of R.k. Smith Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#276 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of R.k. Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of R.k. Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
74%
44%
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White
21%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in R.k. Smith Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.410.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in R.k. Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Charles Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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