Smothers Elementary School

  • Smothers Elementary School serves 275 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the DC average of 12:1.
  • Smothers Elementary School operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students275 students
Smothers Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Smothers Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Smothers Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by GradeSmothers Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Smothers Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Smothers Elementary School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
97%
68%
Smothers Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.060.51
Smothers Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
100%
86%
Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Smothers Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2011)

District Comparison

  • District Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $27,070 is higher than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $29,200 is higher than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed47,895358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,196 MM$6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,290 MM$6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$27,070$19,103
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$29,200$17,991
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView 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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