Smothers Elementary School

  • Smothers Elementary School serves 275 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the DC average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 91%.
  • Smothers Elementary School operates within the Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 275 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 275 students
Smothers Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Smothers Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Smothers Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Smothers Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.07 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Smothers Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
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14%
Smothers Elementary School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
n/a
68%
Smothers Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Smothers Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.07 0.24
Smothers Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $29,427 is higher than the state average of $21,877. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $28,494 is higher than the state average of $23,078. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 47,895 358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,300 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,259 MM $8 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $29,427 $21,877
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $28,494 $23,078
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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5  8/20/2012
i went to this school from pre k through 6th grade loved it grd 2006
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