Thurman G. Smith Elementary School



Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 100
1 118
2 105
3 98
4 106
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Springdale, AR in the Springdale School District. It enrolls 645 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thurman G. Smith Elementary School is the 57th largest public school in Arkansas and the 10,434th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,434th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 57th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 536th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 128th out of 555

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Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 341
(53%)
8,152
(52%)
 Female 304
(47%)
7,641
(48%)

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 295
(46%)
7,478
(47%)
 White 257
(40%)
5,820
(37%)
 Pacific Islander 56
(9%)
1,573
(10%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
257
(2%)
 Black 11
(2%)
346
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(2%)
78
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
241
(2%)

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 399
(62%)
9,915
(63%)
 Not Eligible 159
(25%)
4,430
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(13%)
1,448
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Thurman G. Smith Elementary School is ranked 44th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thurman G. Smith Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.3%) is higher than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 637
2006 717
2007 609
2008 658
2009 641
2010 626
2011 628
2012 645

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.4
2007 19.6
2008 19.4
2009 19.3
2010 19.4
2011 20.2
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49921507064364
2006 0.59274755927476
2007 0.57635467980296
2008 0.61246200607903
2009 0.66458658346334
2010 0.69329073482428
2011 0.73248407643312
2012 0.75348837209302

Compare Thurman G. Smith Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 75.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 645 19.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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