Smith Station Freshman Center

  • Smith Station Freshman Center serves 502 students in grades 9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Smith Station Freshman Center operates within the Lee County School District.
  • Lee County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the Alabama state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • Smith Station Freshman Center's student population of 502 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students502 students
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers

School Comparison

  • Smith Station Freshman Center's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smith Station Freshman Center is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsSmith Station Freshman Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.410.33
Graduation Rate<50%
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Smith Station Freshman Center is Lee County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Lee County School District's student population of 9,771 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 85% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,606 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,865 is higher than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameLee County School District
    Number of Schools
    Number of Students Managed9,7712,907
    Lee County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    District Graduation Rate
    District Total Revenue$94 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$106 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,606$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,865$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

    Show me:

    School Reviews

    Review Smith Station Freshman Center. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

    • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
    • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

    I am a:

    Name or Alias:

    Your review:

    Rate this school:
    Recent Articles
    Students with disabilities may require the assistance of a service dog, but how might the presence of a dog in the classroom affect other students? Could it be too distracting?
    Childhood obesity rates continue to climb. While many public schools have implemented policies and programs to combat the problem, there is always more to be done. Keep reading to learn what schools are doing to prevent obesity and how you can help.
    Food allergies are no laughing matter and it doesn't take long for them to become dangerous. Keep reading to learn how to keep your child safe at school if he has a food allergy.