Smith Middle School

5835 Donaldson Drive
Troy, MI 48085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Smith Middle School serves 606 students in grades 6-8.
Smith Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Smith Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Smith Middle School's student population of 606 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
606 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Smith Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Smith Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#69 out of 2925 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
33%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
51%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smith Middle School's ranking?
Smith Middle School is ranked #69 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Smith Middle School often compared to?
Smith Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Boulan Park Middle School, Larson Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Smith Middle School?
606 students attend Smith Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Smith Middle School students are White, 33% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smith Middle School?
Smith Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Smith Middle School offer ?
Smith Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Smith Middle School part of?
Smith Middle School is part of Troy School District.

School Reviews

5   1/11/2007
The quality of the academic programs are excellent. The availability of music,sports, and other extracurricular activities are okay. For example, the Student Council at Smith Middle School has limited jobs to do. The facilities at Smith are kind of clean. The custodians do their best to keep it clean. The level of parent involvment has decreased just a little bit.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - State
5   11/10/2006
The quality of academic programs are great at this school. There are many clubs of music, sports, and other extracurricular activities here. Athletic awards are are around the school. The facilities at Smith are okay. The custodians keep it clean most of the time. The level of parent involvment at this school is low and high.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lover

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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