H.w. Smith Elementary School

1130 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, NY 13224 | (315) 435-4490
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 814
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Sharon Birnkrant
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: 814
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 62.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 403 (49.5%)
  • Females: 411 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 84 (10.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 538 (66.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 622 (76.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
H.w. Smith Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Black49060.2%
Asian9211.3%
Hispanic354.3%
White19323.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For H.w. Smith Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten769.3%
1st Grade759.2%
2nd Grade769.3%
3rd Grade9812.0%
4th Grade10312.7%
5th Grade9711.9%
6th Grade9411.5%
7th Grade10112.4%
8th Grade9311.4%
Ungraded10.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
4.0%
District:
10.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
21.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
2.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
33.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
14.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
17.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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