Smith Middle School

  • Smith Middle School serves 411 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Smith Middle School's student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smith Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1969 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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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 PA.
Diversity Score0.250.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSolanco SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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