Paul A. Smith School



Paul A. Smith School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paul A. Smith School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 109
2 74
3 90
4 84
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paul A. Smith School is a public elementary school located in West Franklin, NH in the Franklin School District. It enrolls 447 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paul A. Smith School is the 65th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 26,766th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 447
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.9

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Paul A. Smith School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(51%)
426
(51%)
 Female 220
(49%)
404
(49%)

Paul A. Smith School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 414
(93%)
780
(94%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
17
(2%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Paul A. Smith School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(55%)
448
(54%)
 Not Eligible 178
(40%)
330
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
52
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 281 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Paul A. Smith School is ranked 14th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paul A. Smith School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 29.2%. 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.

Paul A. Smith School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 336
2006 319
2007 303
2008 312
2009 309
2010 273
2011 452
2012 447

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 16.2
2007 13.6
2008 14
2009 13.6
2010 12
2011 14.1
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4047619047619
2006 0.41065830721003
2007 0.35643564356436
2008 0.50961538461538
2009 0.55339805825243
2010 0.58608058608059
2011 0.57300884955752
2012 0.60178970917226

Compare Paul A. Smith School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,155.6% 11.6:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 29.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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Public KG - 04 447 14.5:1  
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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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