Students enrolled 463
Hours no info
School leader Mrs Laura Hack
Transportation options no info
District Bartholomew Con School Corporation
Preschool capacity no info
Before school no info
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4505 Waycross Drive
Columbus, IN 47203

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(812) 376-4317
(812) 376-4502
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5 stars
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no rating April 24, 2010
It is a family-school community. It is like an extended family for students during the school day. The principal, teachers, and staff all REALLY care about the students and it shows through a positive atmosphere. The principal is one of a kind and sets the tone for a great, positive atmosphere.

- submitted by a teacher
July 21, 2009
I have three kids in this school now and they all three love it! The principal is very caring and always willing to listen to any concerns. I always hear her complimenting the kids. All the teachers we have had so far have been great. The lines of communication are always open. Plenty of opportunities to volunteer as well.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2009
Wonderful school with excellent principal and teachers. Above average in parental involvment as well. There is lots of school pride.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 09, 2008
The teacher/student ratio is way off. It is more like 25/1. While there are some good teachers, there are not enough in the school when they average 25 students per teacher. A lot of kids are falling through the cracks.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2007
My daughter just finished her seventh year in this school (K-6). My two younger children also attned Smith. We have had wonderful, committed teachers for the duration. My children have received a quality education. The teachers they have had have gone above and beyond their requirements to make their education both challenging and beneficial. The teachers at Smith really care about the students. Couldn't ask for a better educational experience!!

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2004
This is a terrific school. My daughter loves going to school and is learning a lot.

- submitted by a parent
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L F Smith Elementary
4505 Waycross Drive, Columbus, IN  47203
(812) 376-4317
Last modified L F Smith Elementary is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
L F Smith Elementary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews.