Smithton Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Smithton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 282 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 4%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 35-39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Smithton Elementary School's student population of 282 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Smithton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Smithton Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1182 out of 2092 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Smithton Elementary School's ranking?
Smithton Elementary School is ranked #1182 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Smithton Elementary School?
282 students attend Smithton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Smithton Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smithton Elementary School?
Smithton Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Smithton Elementary School offer ?
Smithton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Smithton Elementary School part of?
Smithton Elementary School is part of Smithton R-VI School District.
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