Smith County High School



Smith County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smith County 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
9 188
10 119
11 162
12 136

Smith County High School is a public high school of the Smith County School District located in Carthage, TN. It has 605 students in grades 9th through 12th. Smith County High School is the 206th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 9,185th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 605
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40

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Smith County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 306
(51%)
528
(50%)
 Male 299
(49%)
538
(50%)

Smith County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 559
(92%)
1,000
(94%)
 Black 26
(4%)
35
(3%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Smith County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 291
(48%)
545
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(41%)
410
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(11%)
111
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Smith County High School is ranked 212th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smith County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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.

Smith County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 652
2006 729
2007 668
2008 654
2009 655
2010 634
2011 605
2012 605

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 19.2
2007 17.6
2008 16.8
2009 17
2010 16.3
2011 15.1
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36503067484663
2006 0.32098765432099
2007 0.40119760479042
2008 0.44954128440367
2009 0.48702290076336
2010 0.53943217665615
2011 0.51239669421488
2012 0.51900826446281

Compare Smith County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 51.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Smith County High School
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Public 09 - 12 605 15.1:1  
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Lebanon High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,624 14.4:1 20 miles
De Kalb County High School
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Public 09 - 12 827 15.9:1 21 miles
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