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Smithton Middle School

Public | 6-7 | 932 students

 
 

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Posted October 24, 2012

This school is awesome! I am still a student in this school and the teacher is very nice, also the principal. But still, the homework, especially math's homework is too easy for me. I love this school, I wish I can keep staying her forever!!! GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO SMITHTON.


Posted December 10, 2011

I was a student at this school and This school is amazing. It has great teachers all around and everyone is nice there. You are put into teams for the two years that you are there and they become like a family to you. Its not about who you know in elementary, because when you get to junior high, everyone who was on you team you are still on friendly terms because you become like a family.


Posted July 3, 2009

I am a student at smithton middle school and i absolutely love it!!! It is the best choice in schools that i have ever made...the teachers are wonderful, and if you need any help they come right to you in a second...love it!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 24, 2008

I was a student at smithton middle school last year. let me tell you its a pretty good school. You get to learn some pretty cool stuff and meet some pretty awesome people. The only bad thing is you have no freedom to do what you want. You have to stay with your team and you never see your friends from other teams. But otherwise its a pretty good school
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 24, 2006

My son is in the 6th grade this year. Smithton has been an excellent experience so far. The music program(s) are extraordinary; offering band, strings, and choral music. It's outstanding that the school incorporates this into the regular school day. So many districts have made music an 'extracurricular' activity. The math and science faculty do a great job as well. My son comes home saying things like 'math is fun' and really enoys his math and science classes. It's nice to have a school that truly motivates their students. My only minor complaint is that the 'team' thing goes a little too far by making kids stay just with thier team at lunch hour. My son has some friends from grade school that he doesn't get to visit with at Smithton because they are on different teams. But that minor irritation is far outweighed by the positives.
—Submitted by an administrator


Posted October 17, 2005

Students are on a 'team' and will have the same classmates and teachers for two years (6th and 7th grade). Parent involvement at the school is high and there are a lot of extracurricular activities in addtion to band, choir, industrial arts, drama, and so on.
—Submitted by a teacher


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 52% in 2013.

430 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

429 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 55% in 2013.

482 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

443 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students57%
Black16%
Asian/Pacific Islander74%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Free or reduced-price lunch33%
Students with disabilities16%
Limited English proficient students14%

Math

All Students58%
Black14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Free or reduced-price lunch27%
Students with disabilities22%
Limited English proficient students28%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students61%
Black21%
Asian/Pacific Islander66%
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilities24%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students68%
Black26%
Asian/Pacific Islander82%
Hispanicn/a
White78%
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilities30%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students98%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 67% 74%
Black 14% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 2%
Hispanic 5% 5%
Two or more races 5% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Columbia, MO 65203
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