J.w. Smith Elementary



J.w. Smith Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

J.w. Smith Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 77
1 59
2 69
3 59
4 58
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

J.w. Smith Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bemidji, MN in the Bemidji Public School District. It enrolls 420 students in grades 1st through 12th. J.w. Smith Elementary is the 500th largest public school in Minnesota and the 29,538th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 420
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,538th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 500th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 769th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 579th out of 989

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J.w. Smith Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(56%)
1,980
(53%)
 Female 184
(44%)
1,772
(47%)

J.w. Smith Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 222
(53%)
2,720
(72%)
 American Indian 110
(26%)
667
(18%)
 Two or More 49
(12%)
207
(6%)
 Black 17
(4%)
52
(1%)
 Hispanic 17
(4%)
74
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

J.w. Smith Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(71%)
1,654
(44%)
 Not Eligible 96
(23%)
1,737
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
361
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, J.w. Smith Elementary is ranked 140th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of J.w. Smith Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

J.w. Smith Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 296
2006 293
2007 336
2008 338
2009 363
2010 411
2011 383
2012 420

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.1
2007 15.1
2008 14.7
2009 15.4
2010 17
2011 15.9
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72972972972973
2006 0.74744027303754
2007 0.7172619047619
2008 0.77514792899408
2009 0.76859504132231
2010 0.75182481751825
2011 0.78067885117493
2012 0.77142857142857

Compare J.w. Smith Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.1%
 

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Public PK - 05 420 17.4:1  
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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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