Smith County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 9 public schools managed by Smith County School District serving 3,129 students in Carthage, Tennessee.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Tennessee state average of 37%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Smith County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Carthage Carthage Elementary School
    149 Skyline Dr
    Carthage, TN 37030
    (615)735-0433

    Grades: PK-4 | 404 students
  • Carthage Defeated Elementary School
    451 Defeated Creek Hw
    Carthage, TN 37030
    (615)774-3150

    Grades: PK-8 | 264 students
  • Elmwood Forks River Elementary School
    611 Cookeville Hw
    Elmwood, TN 38560
    (615)897-2676

    Grades: PK-8 | 190 students
  • Gordonsville Gordonsville Elementary School
    104 Main Street East
    Gordonsville, TN 38563
    (615)683-8252

    Grades: PK-6 | 481 students
  • Gordonsville Gordonsville High School
    110 Main Street East
    Gordonsville, TN 38563
    (615)683-8245

    Grades: 7-12 | 450 students
  • Gordonsville New Middleton Elementary School
    402 New Middleton Hw
    Gordonsville, TN 38563
    (615)683-8411

    Grades: PK-8 | 160 students
  • Carthage Smith County High School
    312 Fite Av
    Carthage, TN 37030
    (615)735-9219

    Grades: 9-12 | 603 students
  • Carthage Smith County Middle School
    134 Smith County Middle School
    Carthage, TN 37030
    (615)735-8277

    Grades: 5-8 | 311 students
  • Carthage Union Heights Elementary School
    663 Lebanon Hw
    Carthage, TN 37030
    (615)735-1975

    Grades: PK-8 | 266 students

Overview

School District NameSmith County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,129 students
# of Teachers192 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,579 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,550 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.16
# of American Indian Students4 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students10 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students126 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students61 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students2,859 students
% White Students
91%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students69 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:146
# of Students in Kindergarten:228
# of Students in 1st Grade:228
# of Students in 2nd Grade:209
# of Students in 3rd Grade:228
# of Students in 4th Grade:237
# of Students in 5th Grade:247
# of Students in 6th Grade:219
# of Students in 7th Grade:212
# of Students in 8th Grade:247
# of Students in 9th Grade:234
# of Students in 10th Grade:262
# of Students in 11th Grade:236
# of Students in 12th Grade:196
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Smith County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smith County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smith County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Smith County School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,008 in this school district is less than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $7,776 is less than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$26 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Smith County School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$25 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Smith County School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,008$8,897
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Smith County School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$7,776$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in Smith County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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