Smith School



Smith School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smith School Students by Grade
PK 98
K 104
1 104
2 106
3 106
4 106
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Smith School is a public elementary school located in New Britain, CT in the New Britain School District. It enrolls 733 students in grades 1st through 12th. Smith School is the 24th largest public school in Connecticut and the 6,276th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 733
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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Smith School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 385
(53%)
4,007
(52%)
 Female 348
(47%)
3,634
(48%)

Smith School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 430
(59%)
4,625
(61%)
 White 153
(21%)
1,644
(22%)
 Black 111
(15%)
1,029
(13%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
199
(3%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
130
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(0%)

Smith School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 574
(78%)
5,742
(75%)
 Not Eligible 103
(14%)
1,314
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(8%)
585
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Smith School is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smith School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Smith School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 703
2006 579
2007 661
2008 638
2009 611
2010 631
2011 660
2012 733

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 14.7
2007 16.2
2008 14
2009 14.7
2010 15.3
2011 16.6
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69701280227596
2006 0.74784110535406
2007 0.78517397881997
2008 0.7742946708464
2009 0.81669394435352
2010 0.81299524564184
2011 0.82424242424242
2012 0.85948158253752

Compare Smith School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 733 17:1  
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Smalley Academy
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Public KG - 05 556 14.8:1 2 miles
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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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