Smith Elementary School

  • Smith Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Smith Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Smith Elementary School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1694 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
33%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hispanic
61%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
32%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smith Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 CO.
Diversity Score0.530.60
This chart display the diversity score of Smith Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
35%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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 Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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