Smith County High School

  • Smith County High School serves 603 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 52%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Smith County High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Smith County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Smith County High School's student population of 603 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith County High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,587 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith County High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smith County High 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 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smith County High 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
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
92%
63%
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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 Smith County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.150.28
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smith County High 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 Smith County High 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 NameSmith County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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