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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Smiths Station Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students818 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smiths Station Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Smiths Station Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
72%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smiths Station Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.460.33
This chart display the diversity score of Smiths Station Elementary School and the average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smiths Station Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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