W W Smith School (Closed 2015)

  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 55%.
  • W W Smith School operated within the Poughkeepsie City School District.

School Overview

School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students n/a
W W Smith School Total Students (1990-2010)
Gender % W W Smith School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
W W Smith School Total Teachers (1988-2015)

School Comparison

This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 15:1
W W Smith School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
W W Smith School Asian Students (1991-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
25%
W W Smith School Black Students (1990-2010)
Black
n/a
18%
W W Smith School Black Students (1990-2010)
White
n/a
45%
W W Smith School White Students (1990-2010)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
W W Smith School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
n/a 0.37
W W Smith School Diversity Score (1989-2015)
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
W W Smith School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2010)
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
W W Smith School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2010)

District Comparison

School District Name Poughkeepsie City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 4,360 935
Poughkeepsie City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $97 MM $30 MM
Poughkeepsie City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $101 MM $28 MM
Poughkeepsie City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $21,895 $31,635
Poughkeepsie City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $22,831 $30,416
Poughkeepsie City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2010 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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