Smith School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
64 St. James St.
West Hartford, CT 06119
Phone
(860) 236-3317
District
WEST HARTFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
HARTFORD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
341
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

7

(10 is best)

Better than 65.6% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Smith School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
70%
55%
62%
55%
77%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
61%
54%
64%
55%
57%
53%
61%
54%
64%
55%
57%
53%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
64%
53%
64%
59%
64%
46%
64%
53%
64%
59%
64%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
10
13
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 16 4.7%
Kindergarten 52 15.2%
Grade 1 49 14.4%
Grade 2 45 13.2%
Grade 3 53 15.5%
Grade 4 70 20.5%
Grade 5 56 16.4%
Total 341 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 35.3% 59.1% 53.3%
Black 14.4% 9.1% 13.1%
Hispanic 32.0% 20.0% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 18.3% 11.5% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.8% 26.8% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.2% 21.5% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 5.4% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 63,063 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,828.2 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.4% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.7% 28.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.4% 16.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,726 1,370,746
Single Parent Households With Children 7.2% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.4% 90.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.7% 39.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.8% 22.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.0% 17.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.4% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.9% 13.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.2% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 6.8% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,714 $111,510,000 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,503 $14,307,000 7.0%
Staff $801 $7,626,000 3.8%
General Administration $354 $3,366,000 1.7%
School Administration $1,638 $15,590,000 7.7%
Operation $2,072 $19,727,000 9.7%
Transportation $915 $8,706,000 4.3%
Other $390 $3,712,000 1.8%
Total Support $7,672 $73,034,000 35.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,965 $18,709,000 9.2%
Total Expenditures $21,352 $203,253,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,752 $6,147,666,000 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,423 $744,314,000 6.4%
Staff $694 $362,924,000 3.1%
General Administration $494 $258,434,000 2.2%
School Administration $1,197 $626,350,000 5.4%
Operation $1,751 $915,940,000 7.9%
Transportation $1,039 $543,508,000 4.7%
Other $724 $378,851,000 3.3%
Total Support $7,322 $3,830,321,000 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,134 $1,639,379,000 14.1%
Total Expenditures $22,208 $11,617,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%