Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School serves 549 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 549 students
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
22%
31%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
47%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.52
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
39%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Christina School District's student population of 16,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,326 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brennen School (the) (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brennen School (the) (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brennen School (the) (0 miles away)
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