Smith School



Smith School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smith School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 60
1 53
2 58
3 50
4 65
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Smith School is a public elementary school located in West Hartford, CT in the West Hartford School District. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Smith School is the 395th largest public school in Connecticut and the 35,256th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.7

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Smith School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(54%)
3,585
(51%)
 Female 167
(46%)
3,385
(49%)

Smith School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 139
(38%)
1,061
(15%)
 White 109
(30%)
4,296
(62%)
 Asian 68
(19%)
803
(12%)
 Black 32
(9%)
551
(8%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
238
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Smith School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 199
(55%)
5,639
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(35%)
1,033
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(10%)
298
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Smith School is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smith School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is slightly 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 433
2006 385
2007 380
2008 379
2009 368
2010 363
2011 337
2012 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 12.5
2007 11.8
2008 10.4
2009 11.9
2010 12.1
2011 10.8
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26327944572748
2006 0.33246753246753
2007 0.38157894736842
2008 0.4221635883905
2009 0.40489130434783
2010 0.43250688705234
2011 0.44213649851632
2012 0.4532967032967

Compare Smith School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 45.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 364 11.5:1  
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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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