Smith Elementary School

  • Smith Elementary School serves 860 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Smith Elementary School's student population of 860 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7143 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
78%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
72%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
55%
52%
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Black
29%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.600.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlief Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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