Ben L Smith High School

5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
37
Grades
9-12
Students
1,296
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Biology I
34%
State avg 53%
Math
30%
State avg 59%
English 2
27%
State avg 59%
2/10
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
86%
State avg: 84%
Average SAT score
1148
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
67%
State avg: 64%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
Hispanic
Asian
White
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
160 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 11%
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37 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2407 South Holden Rd
Greensboro, NC 27407
Mr Donevin Hoskins - School leader
(336) 294-7313
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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