Smithville Elementary School

  • Smithville Elementary School serves 585 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Smithville Elementary School's student population of 585 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smithville Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smithville Elementary School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
23%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Smithville Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smithville Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
75%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smithville Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Smithville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smithville Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.390.28
This chart display the diversity score of Smithville Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smithville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smithville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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School District NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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