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5/10
Smithville Middle School
This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English
58%
State avg: 59%
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Math
36%
State avg: 38%
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Science
63%
State avg: 48%
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4/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
92%
Hispanic
4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Black
1%
Two or more races
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
592 :1
State avg: 346 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 89%
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3 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
5 1
4 0
3 0
2 0
1 1
Neighborhood
675 South Commercial Ave
Smithville, MO 64089
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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