150 Lee Road 295
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
West Smiths Station Elementary School serves 847 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
West Smiths Station Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Smiths Station Elementary School's student population of 847 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
847 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

West Smiths Station Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Smiths Station Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#364 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
14%
32%
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White
69%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 847 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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