Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School

  • Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School's student population of 530 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#70 out of 205 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
21%
30%
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White
41%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.740.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is Brennen School (0.0 miles away)
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