Smith Middle School

  • Smith Middle School serves 981 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Smith Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Smith Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Smith Middle School's student population of 981 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students981 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Middle School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#202 out of 956 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
75%
54%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smith Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.420.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlastonbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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