Smiths Station Intermediate

  • Smiths Station Intermediate serves 698 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (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 44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Smiths Station Intermediate 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 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Smiths Station Intermediate operates within the Lee County School District.

Top Placements (Alabama)

Smiths Station Intermediate is Listed among the top public schools in Alabama for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Smiths Station Intermediate's student population of 698 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students698 students
Gender %Smiths Station Intermediate Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Students by GradeSmiths Station Intermediate Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Smiths Station Intermediate 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smiths Station Intermediate is 0.50, 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)
63%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
6%
7%
Black
22%
33%
White
67%
56%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsSmiths Station Intermediate All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Smiths Station Intermediate 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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