Smith Junior High School

10100 E. Adobe Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Smith Junior High School serves 1,003 students in grades 7-8.
Smith Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Smith Junior High School's student population of 1,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,003 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Rankings

Smith Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Smith Junior High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1487 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
37%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
52%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Smith Junior High School is Evit - Smith Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Imagine East Mesa Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taft Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Evit - Smith Junior High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9
    0.0 miles
    10100 East Adobe Road
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-9900
    0 9 n/a
  • Mesa Taft Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 482 students
    0.4 miles
    9800 E. Quarterline Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-9100
    0.4 PK-6 482
  • Gilbert Leading Edge Academy At East Mesa Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 165 students
    0.5 miles
    10115 E. University Drive
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 984-5645
    0.5 K-6 165
  • Mesa Sousa Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 510 students
    1.4 miles
    616 N. Mountain Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 472-8900
    1.4 PK-6 510
  • Mesa Zaharis Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 879 students
    1.7 miles
    9410 E. Mckellips Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 308-7200
    1.7 K-6 879

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