Smothers Es

1300 44th St. Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 195 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Smothers Es ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 19%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 31%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 195 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • : Bottom 50% in DC
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Smothers Es's student population of 195 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
195 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Smothers Es ranks within the bottom 50% of all 220 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Smothers Es is 0.18, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DC)
#187 out of 220 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Smothers Es, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smothers Es and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
31%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smothers Es and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤20%
10%
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Smothers Es and the public school average student teacher ratio of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Smothers Es and the percentage of Asian public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Smothers Es and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
90%
65%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Smothers Es and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
n/a
13%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smothers Es.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in District of Columbia.
0.18
This chart displays the diversity score of Smothers Es and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smothers Es and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
6%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smothers Es and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smothers Es's ranking?
Smothers Es is ranked #187 out of 220 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are Smothers Es often compared to?
Smothers Esis often viewed alongside schools like Thomas Es, Houston Es by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 19% DC state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 31% DC state average).
How many students attend Smothers Es?
195 students attend Smothers Es.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Smothers Es students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smothers Es?
Smothers Es has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Smothers Es offer ?
Smothers Es offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Smothers Es part of?
In what neighborhood is Smothers Es located?
Smothers Es is located in the Northeast Washington neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are 64 other public schools located in Northeast Washington.

School Calendar

View the Smothers Es yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School - Kindergarten through 5th Grade
August 26, 2024 (Monday)
First Day of School for Pre-K Students
August 29, 2024 (Thursday)
No School for Students or Staff - Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
No School for Students or Teachers - Spring Break
April 14, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
June 17, 2025 (Tuesday)

School Reviews

5   8/20/2012
i went to this school from pre k through 6th grade loved it grd 2006
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jdew2

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 195 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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