Smith Middle School
Smith Middle School serves 627 students in grades 6-8.
Smith Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Smith Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Smith Middle School's student population of 627 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Smith Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Smith Middle School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#194 out of 3120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education
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.
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.
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