Smiths Station Elementary School

  • Smiths Station Elementary School serves 818 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Smiths Station Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Smiths Station Elementary School operates within the Lee County School District.

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School Overview

  • Smiths Station Elementary School's student population of 818 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students818 students
Gender %Smiths Station Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Students by GradeSmiths Station Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Smiths Station Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smiths Station Elementary School is 0.46, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
7%
7%
Black
15%
33%
White
72%
56%
Two or more races
5%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsSmiths Station Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.460.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Smiths Station Elementary School 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 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
    Managed
    14
    6
    Number of Students Managed9,7712,907
    Lee County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    38%
    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

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