Smiley Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 3

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1530 Ga Highway 57
Ludowici, GA 31316
Phone
(912) 545-2147
District
LONG COUNTY
County
LONG COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1155
Classroom Teachers
76

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.5% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Smiley Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 42
Proficiency in Reading 33 37
Proficiency in Math 43 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.30
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.97
AVG FOR STATE 15.40
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 266 23.0%
Grade 1 286 24.8%
Grade 2 306 26.5%
Grade 3 297 25.7%
Total 1155 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 53.9% 52.9% 41.8%
Black 27.3% 29.1% 38.1%
Hispanic 18.3% 17.2% 15.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4% 4.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.9% 76.4% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.0% 61.3% 56.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.9% 15.0% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,857 10,519,475
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 49.6 180
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.5% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.9% 34.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.5% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 8.2% 13.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,399 3,709,488
Single Parent Households With Children 15.1% 12.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.5% 86.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.6% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 0.9% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.4% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 25.4% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 18.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.4% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 11.6% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,787 $16,701,843 56.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $327 $1,140,903 3.8%
Staff $475 $1,657,275 5.6%
General Administration $136 $474,504 1.6%
School Administration $424 $1,479,336 5.0%
Operation $588 $2,051,532 6.9%
Transportation $428 $1,493,292 5.0%
Other $129 $450,081 1.5%
Total Support $2,507 $8,746,923 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,230 $4,291,470 14.4%
Total Expenditures $8,525 $29,743,725 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,908 $10,424,487,187 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $464 $817,904,811 4.2%
Staff $476 $839,400,798 4.4%
General Administration $115 $203,408,217 1.1%
School Administration $608 $1,073,421,486 5.6%
Operation $730 $1,287,546,949 6.7%
Transportation $452 $797,015,428 4.1%
Other $300 $528,538,209 2.7%
Total Support $3,144 $5,547,210,316 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,868 $3,295,173,393 17.1%
Total Expenditures $10,920 $19,267,109,479 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%