Smith Elementary School

4802 Chrystell Ln
Houston, TX 77092
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 782 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Smith Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 782 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Smith Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Smith Elementary School's student population of 782 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
782 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Smith Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Smith Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#6629 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Smith Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
41%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
51%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Smith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
86%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
12%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smith Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.25
This chart displays the diversity score of Smith Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
57%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smith Elementary School's ranking?
Smith Elementary School is ranked #6629 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Smith Elementary School?
782 students attend Smith Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Smith Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smith Elementary School?
Smith Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Smith Elementary School offer ?
Smith Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Smith Elementary School part of?
Smith Elementary School is part of Houston ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Smith Elementary School located?
Smith Elementary School is located in the Central Northwest neighborhood of Houston, TX. There are 13 other public schools located in Central Northwest.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 782 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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