Helen M Smith Elementary School



Helen M Smith Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helen M Smith Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 86
1 93
2 81
3 83
4 83
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helen M Smith Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Las Vegas, NV in the Clark County School District. It enrolls 552 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helen M Smith Elementary School is the 234th largest public school in Nevada and the 17,312th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 552
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,312th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 234th out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 89th out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 192nd out of 384

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Helen M Smith Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 288
(52%)
136,494
(52%)
 Female 264
(48%)
127,475
(48%)

Helen M Smith Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 242
(44%)
122,130
(46%)
 White 193
(35%)
67,344
(26%)
 Black 50
(9%)
35,627
(13%)
 Two or More 42
(8%)
17,133
(6%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
16,548
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(2%)
4,230
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
957
(0%)

Helen M Smith Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 405
(73%)
174,488
(66%)
 Not Eligible 147
(27%)
89,481
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Helen M Smith Elementary School is ranked 167th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helen M Smith Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Helen M Smith Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 580
2006 559
2008 572
2009 551
2010 531
2011 532
2012 512
2013 487
2014 487
2015 552

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 16.9
2008 17.9
2009 17.8
2010 17.7
2011 19.7
2012 19.7
2013 19.1
2014 16.2
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4448275862069
2006
2008 0.41783216783217
2009 0.46460980036298
2010 0.62335216572505
2011 0.66353383458647
2012 0.654296875
2013 0.70225872689938
2014 0.69815195071869
2015 0.73369565217391

Compare Helen M Smith Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 73.4%
 

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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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