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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students515 students
South Smithfield Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Smithfield Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
South Smithfield Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Smithfield Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
South Smithfield Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
4%
South Smithfield Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Smithfield Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.680.66
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.
80%
52%
South Smithfield 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.
3%
5%
South Smithfield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

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 $11,681 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,660 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameJohnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed34,551912
Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$394 MM$18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$326 MM$18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,681$10,864
Johnston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,660$10,591
Johnston County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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