Edward Smith Elementary School

1106 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210 | (315) 435-4650
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 695
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4 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Daryl Hall
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Syracuse City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $17,141
  • Graduation Rate: 48.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 14.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.9
  • Enrolled Students: 21,320

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 695
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 346 (49.8%)
  • Females: 349 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 294 (42.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 341 (49.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Edward Smith Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black33247.8%
Asian273.9%
Hispanic284.0%
White30443.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Edward Smith Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7210.4%
1st Grade679.6%
2nd Grade9513.7%
3rd Grade7610.9%
4th Grade568.1%
5th Grade7110.2%
6th Grade8211.8%
7th Grade8412.1%
8th Grade699.9%
Ungraded233.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 51-60%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
5.0%
District:
10.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
District:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
12.0%
District:
21.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
10.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
14.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

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2 reviews for Edward Smith Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 10, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • not a very fun school its boring
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 12, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The teachers in Ed Smith Elementary were always approachable, for homework help, and for personal guidance. I could almost wish to be back in elementary school and to go to Ed Smith if it wasn't in the city. (I can't bear to be in Syracuse anymore, but that's just because of how cramped everything is)

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