Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School



Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 103
1 94
2 93
3 80
4 86
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newark, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is the 36th largest public school in Delaware and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 36th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 81st out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 48th out of 122

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Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 290
(52%)
6,778
(52%)
 Female 270
(48%)
6,259
(48%)

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 270
(48%)
4,470
(34%)
 Black 138
(25%)
5,058
(39%)
 Hispanic 102
(18%)
2,547
(20%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
350
(3%)
 Asian 23
(4%)
556
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 339
(61%)
7,427
(57%)
 Not Eligible 178
(32%)
4,807
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
803
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is ranked 24th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) is higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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 (jennie E.) Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 604
2006 540
2007 527
2008 502
2009 528
2010 549
2011 523
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 17.1
2007 17
2008 14.3
2009 15.3
2010 15.7
2011 14.5
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34602649006623
2006 0.2962962962963
2007 0.30360531309298
2008 0.4601593625498
2009 0.59280303030303
2010 0.61384335154827
2011 0.64244741873805
2012 0.68214285714286

Compare Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 68.2%
 

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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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