Smithfield High School

  • Smithfield High School serves 737 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Smithfield High School's student population of 737 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students737 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smithfield High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smithfield High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#197 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smithfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smithfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
n/a
8%
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White
90%
59%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smithfield High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.190.36
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smithfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmithfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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