Smith Middle School serves 533 students in grades 6-8.
Smith Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 533 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 22%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Smith Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Smith Middle School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Smith Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 0.38, which is less 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
#1925 out of 2925 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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 #1925 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Smith Middle School?
533 students attend Smith Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Smith Middle School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smith Middle School?
Smith Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Smith Middle School offer ?
Smith Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Smith Middle School part of?
Smith Middle School is part of Dearborn City School District.
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