Smiths Station High School

  • Smiths Station High School serves 1,463 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Smiths Station High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Smiths Station High School operates within the Lee County School District.
  • Lee County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the Alabama state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Smiths Station High School's student population of 1463 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,463 students
Gender %Smiths Station High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Students by GradeSmiths Station High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Smiths Station High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smiths Station High School is 0.44, 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)
22%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
24%
33%
White
71%
56%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsSmiths Station High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.440.33
Graduation Rate
88%
87%
Smiths Station High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Smiths Station High 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 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
    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 Graduation Rate
    83%
    87%
    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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