Smith Early Learning Center

  • Smith Early Learning Center serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is lower than the New York state average of 86%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Smith Early Learning Center's student population of 480 students has grown by 77% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students480 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Smith Early Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Smith Early Learning Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

School Comparison

  • Smith Early Learning Center's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Early Learning Center is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)65-69%
86%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)45-49%
74%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
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Black
46%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smith Early Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smith Early Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smith Early Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.620.39
This chart display the diversity score of Smith Early Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smith Early Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smith Early Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoughkeepsie City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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