South Smithfield Elementary School

  • South Smithfield Elementary School serves 515 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • South Smithfield Elementary School operates within the Johnston County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 515 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 515 students
South Smithfield Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Smithfield Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
South Smithfield Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Smithfield Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
South Smithfield Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
South Smithfield Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
South Smithfield Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
42%
16%
South Smithfield Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
27%
26%
South Smithfield Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
28%
50%
South Smithfield Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Smithfield Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
South Smithfield Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.68 0.45
South Smithfield 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.
n/a n/a
South Smithfield 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.
n/a n/a
South Smithfield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Johnston County s School District's student population of 34,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,964 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 35% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,247 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 34,551 912
Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $269 MM $14 MM
Johnston County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $278 MM $14 MM
Johnston County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $7,964 $15,636
Johnston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,247 $15,099
Johnston County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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