Ben L. Smith High School



Ben L. Smith High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ben L. Smith High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 355
10 343
11 315
12 258

Ben L. Smith High School is a public high school of the Guilford County School District located in Greensboro, NC. It has 1,271 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ben L. Smith High School is the 149th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,417th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,271
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.53

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Ben L. Smith High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 641
(50%)
12,192
(50%)
 Female 630
(50%)
12,105
(50%)

Ben L. Smith High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 732
(58%)
9,859
(41%)
 Hispanic 342
(27%)
2,718
(11%)
 Asian 97
(8%)
1,461
(6%)
 White 51
(4%)
9,192
(38%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
927
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
114
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
26
(0%)

Ben L. Smith High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,268
(100%)
12,828
(53%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
11,469
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ben L. Smith High School is ranked 12th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ben L. Smith High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Ben L. Smith High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1623
2006 1368
2007 1203
2008 1244
2009 1220
2010 1171
2011 1221
2012 1262
2013 1248
2014 1296
2015 1271

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.2
2006 15.4
2007 12.3
2008 13.1
2009 13.7
2010 12.9
2011 14.2
2012 13.7
2013 13.6
2014 15.2
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61182994454713
2006 0.58187134502924
2007
2008 0.63906752411576
2009 0.72868852459016
2010 0.79590093936806
2011 0.82227682227682
2012 0.84310618066561
2013 0.86538461538462
2014 0.98996913580247
2015 0.99763965381589

Compare Ben L. Smith High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 99.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,271 14.5:1  
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Public 11 - 12 122 16.3:1 4 miles
Vandalia Christian School
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Private PK - 12 599 21:1 5 miles
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