Smith County Middle School

134 Smith County Middle School
Carthage, TN 37030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 294 students in grades 5-8, Smith County Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 50% in TN
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Smith County Middle School's student population of 294 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
294 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Smith County Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Smith County Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#641 out of 1761 schools
(Top 50%)
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33%
31%
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38%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smith County Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
3%
21%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Smith County Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smith County Middle School's ranking?
Smith County Middle School is ranked #641 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Smith County Middle School often compared to?
Smith County Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Smith County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
How many students attend Smith County Middle School?
294 students attend Smith County Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Smith County Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smith County Middle School?
Smith County Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Smith County Middle School offer ?
Smith County Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Smith County Middle School part of?
Smith County Middle School is part of Smith County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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