Smith Elementary



Smith Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smith Elementary Students by Grade
PK 95
K 142
1 168
2 134
3 113
4 143
5 129
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Smith Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 924 students in grades 1st through 12th. Smith Elementary is the 246th largest public school in Texas and the 2,070th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 924
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,070th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 246th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,543rd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 625th out of 4,778

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Smith Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 479
(52%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 445
(48%)
82,642
(49%)

Smith Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 673
(73%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 229
(25%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 13
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Smith Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 714
(77%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 210
(23%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Smith Elementary is ranked 252nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smith Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Smith Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 936
2006 834
2007 851
2008 858
2009 861
2010 793
2011 744
2012 751
2013 760
2014 906
2015 924

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16
2007 15.8
2008 15.6
2009 15.1
2010 14.8
2011 16.9
2012 16.7
2013 16.5
2014 19.2
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93055555555556
2006 0.70263788968825
2007 0.73207990599295
2008 0.72377622377622
2009 0.73519163763066
2010 0.60655737704918
2011 0.51344086021505
2012 0.96138482023968
2013 0.93815789473684
2014 0.82560706401766
2015 0.77272727272727

Compare Smith Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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Smith Elementary
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Public PK - 05 924 18.7:1  
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Living Word Christian Academy
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Private PK - 07 56 8:1 2 miles
Clifton Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 844 16.9:1 2 miles
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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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