Smoky Mountain High School



Smoky Mountain High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smoky Mountain 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
9 254
10 213
11 225
12 186

Smoky Mountain High School is a public high school of the Jackson County Public Schools located in Sylva, NC. It has 878 students in grades 9th through 12th. Smoky Mountain High School is the 251st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,772nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 878
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.5

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Smoky Mountain High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 448
(51%)
662
(51%)
 Female 430
(49%)
635
(49%)

Smoky Mountain High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 720
(82%)
1,026
(79%)
 Hispanic 60
(7%)
119
(9%)
 American Indian 58
(7%)
94
(7%)
 Black 18
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Smoky Mountain High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 504
(57%)
591
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(35%)
615
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(8%)
91
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Smoky Mountain High School is ranked 272nd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smoky Mountain High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Smoky Mountain High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 969
2006 934
2007 882
2008 867
2009 788
2010 770
2011 773
2012 782
2013 822
2014 839
2015 878

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.5
2007 13
2008 13.9
2009 14
2010 13.2
2011 13.5
2012 13.5
2013 14.5
2014 14.6
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29721362229102
2006 0.34154175588865
2007 0.359410430839
2008 0.33217993079585
2009 0.38578680203046
2010 0.42597402597403
2011 0.47477360931436
2012 0.47570332480818
2013 0.47201946472019
2014 0.45530393325387
2015 0.42596810933941

Compare Smoky Mountain High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Smoky Mountain High School
Sylva, NC
Public 09 - 12 878 15.8:1  
Jackson County Early College
Sylva, NC
Public 09 - 13 144 36:1 1 miles
Heritage Christian Academy
Sylva, NC
Private PK - 09 73 9:1 2 miles
Jackson County School of Alternatives
Sylva, NC
Public KG - 12 97 7.5:1 5 miles
Victory Christian School
Sylva, NC
Private PK - 12 83 9:1 9 miles
Cherokee Extension School
Bryson City, NC
Public KG - 12 95 23.8:1 15 miles
Swain County High School
Bryson City, NC
Public 09 - 12 571 12.4:1 16 miles
Macon Middle School
Franklin, NC
Public 07 - 08 566 14:1 16 miles
Franklin High School
Franklin, NC
Public 09 - 12 972 16:1 17 miles
Blue Ridge Early College
Cashiers, NC
Public 07 - 13 178 14.2:1 17 miles
Macon Early College High School
Franklin, NC
Public 09 - 13 172 57.3:1 18 miles
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