The Academy at Smith

  • The Academy at Smith serves 211 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The Academy at Smith placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

The Academy at Smith places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The Academy at Smith's student population of 211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Academy at Smith is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Academy at Smith is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank
11%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
20%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
55%
26%
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White
2%
50%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Academy at Smith.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.630.46
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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