Smithfield-selma High School

  • Smithfield-selma High School serves 1,246 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Smithfield-selma High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Smithfield-selma High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Smithfield-selma High School's student population of 1,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smithfield-selma High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smithfield-selma High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
36%
16%
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Black
30%
26%
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White
30%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smithfield-selma High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.700.46
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Graduation Rate
78%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smithfield-selma High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohnston County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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