Oscar F Smith High School



Oscar F Smith High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Oscar F 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
9 694
10 654
11 473
12 431

Oscar F Smith High School is a public high school of the Chesapeake City Public Schools located in Chesapeake, VA. It has 2,252 students in grades 9th through 12th. Oscar F Smith High School is the 25th largest public high school in Virginia and the 997th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,252
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 152.54

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Oscar F Smith High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,160
(52%)
6,405
(50%)
 Male 1,092
(48%)
6,475
(50%)

Oscar F Smith High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,282
(57%)
4,378
(34%)
 White 585
(26%)
6,493
(50%)
 Hispanic 168
(7%)
846
(7%)
 Two or More 124
(6%)
741
(6%)
 Asian 84
(4%)
346
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
39
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
37
(0%)

Oscar F Smith High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,253
(56%)
9,755
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 874
(39%)
2,558
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 125
(6%)
567
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Oscar F Smith High School is ranked 15th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Oscar F Smith High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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.

Oscar F Smith High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2307
2006 2294
2007 2273
2008 2180
2009 2157
2010 2177
2011 2165
2012 2174
2013 2118
2014 2231
2015 2252

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14.8
2007 18.3
2008 16.4
2009 17.6
2010 17.6
2011 14.6
2012 13.9
2013 13.8
2014 14.3
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3840485478977
2006 0.38491717523976
2007 0.38319401671799
2008 0.39449541284404
2009 0.43810848400556
2010 0.4745062011943
2011 0.43879907621247
2012 0.44526218951242
2013 0.4943342776204
2014 0.50649932765576
2015 0.44360568383659

Compare Oscar F Smith High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,252 14.8:1  
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