Thurman G. Smith Elementary School



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

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 100
1 110
2 106
3 90
4 105
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 649 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thurman G. Smith Elementary School is the 65th largest public school in Arkansas and the 10,552nd largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 649
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 65th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 456th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 92nd out of 548

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Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(50%)
7,529
(52%)
 Female 323
(50%)
6,995
(48%)

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 268
(41%)
6,971
(48%)
 White 243
(37%)
5,015
(35%)
 Pacific Islander 98
(15%)
1,752
(12%)
 Black 15
(2%)
331
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
189
(1%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
189
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
77
(1%)

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 432
(67%)
9,673
(67%)
 Not Eligible 164
(25%)
3,548
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
1,303
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Thurman G. Smith Elementary School is ranked 60th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thurman G. Smith Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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
2013 637
2014 636
2015 649

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
2013 17.5
2014 17.3
2015 16.7

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
2013 0.73940345368917
2014 0.74842767295597
2015 0.74730354391371

Compare Thurman G. Smith Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 74.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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