Smith Elementary School

3900 Parkway Drive
Jackson, MS 39213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Smith Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Smith Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Smith Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Smith Elementary School's student population of 356 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Smith Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Smith Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Smith Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#751 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Smith Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Smith Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
100%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smith Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.000.58
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Smith Elementary School is Lanier High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Brinkley Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Brinkley Middle School Math: 3% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 469 students
    0.5 miles
    3535 Albermarle Road
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3573
    0.5 6-8 469
  • Jackson Powell Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 409 students
    0.5 miles
    3655 Livingston Road
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3580
    0.5 6-8 409
  • Jackson Morrison Academic Advancement Center Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    1224 Eminence Row
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3522
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Jackson Johnson Elementary School Math: 4% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    0.7 miles
    1339 Oakpark Drive
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3501
    0.7 PK-5 483
  • Jackson Walton Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 400 students
    0.9 miles
    3200 Bailey Avenue Extension
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3591
    0.9 PK-5 400

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