Don Smith Learning Academy



Don Smith Learning Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Don Smith Learning Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 9
11 13
12 40

Don Smith Learning Academy is a public elementary school located in Beaver Dam, WI in the Beaver Dam Unified School District. It enrolls 63 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 63
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.2

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Don Smith Learning Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 34
(54%)
1,340
(52%)
 Female 29
(46%)
1,229
(48%)

Don Smith Learning Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 42
(67%)
1,947
(76%)
 Hispanic 10
(16%)
439
(17%)
 Black 4
(6%)
68
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(6%)
81
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(5%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Don Smith Learning Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(70%)
1,164
(45%)
 Not Eligible 11
(17%)
1,208
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(13%)
197
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Don Smith Learning Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

Don Smith Learning Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 83
2010 66
2011 64
2012 55
2013 54
2014 53
2015 63

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 11.3
2010 9.3
2011 12.2
2012 8.8
2013 8.8
2014 N/A
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.63855421686747
2010 0.59090909090909
2011 0.484375
2012 0.67272727272727
2013 0.75925925925926
2014 0.81132075471698
2015 0.82539682539683

Compare Don Smith Learning Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.5%
 

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Don Smith Learning Academy
Beaver Dam, WI
Public 06 - 12 63 12.1:1  
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St Katharine Drexel School
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Private PK - 08 227 13:1 2 miles
Jefferson Elementary
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Public KG - 05 328 14.6:1 2 miles
Wilson Elementary
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Public PK - 05 352 42.2:1 2 miles
South Beaver Dam Elementary
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Public KG - 05 142 16.4:1 4 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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