Roberta T. Smith Elementary School

6340 Highway 42
Rex, GA 30273
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Roberta T. Smith Elementary School serves 990 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Roberta T. Smith Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Roberta T. Smith Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Roberta T. Smith Elementary School's student population of 990 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Roberta T. Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Roberta T. Smith Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1110 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
15%
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Black
68%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Roberta T. Smith Elementary School is Morrow High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rex Mill Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rex Rex Mill Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,142 student
    0.5 miles
    6380 Evans Dr
    Rex, GA 30273
    (770) 960-6559
    0.5 6-8 1,142
  • Rex Adamson Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 593 students
    0.7 miles
    3187 Rex Rd
    Rex, GA 30273
    (770) 968-2925
    0.7 6-8 593
  • Morrow William M. Mcgarrah Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 747 students
    1.6 miles
    2201 Lake Harbin Rd
    Morrow, GA 30260
    (770) 968-2910
    1.6 PK-5 747
  • Morrow Morrow High School Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,829 student
    1.7 miles
    2299 Old Rex Morrow Rd
    Morrow, GA 30260
    (404) 362-3865
    1.7 9-12 1,829
  • Morrow Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 919 students
    1.7 miles
    5885 Maddox Rd
    Morrow, GA 30260
    (404) 675-8019
    1.7 PK-5 919

School Reviews

  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
No practical application is taught, therefore problem-solving skills have to be taught at home. Facualtys main concern seems to be passing standardized tests rather than teaching the skills necessary to succeed. It is difficult to get problems addressed when dealing with staff.
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2  
26.6 % overall test scores? This school needs some additional resources. They like to say the parents need to be more active, but this also reveals issues with the falculties teaching methods.
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