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D.M. Smith Elementary School

Traditional Public School

715 Martin Luther King Dr

Cleveland, MS 38732

662-843-4355

Overview

D.M. Smith Elementary School serves 345 students in grades 3-6. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $7,122.

Grades

3

4

5

6

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,122/Child

Demographics

D.M. Smith Elementary School serves 345 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 97.10% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 23
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 84% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 345

By Grade:

  •       3: 87
  •       4: 76
  •       5: 73
  •       6: 109

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 97%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 222
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 91% 
Principals
Total: 14
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,968

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 98
  •       K: 189
  •       1: 201
  •       2: 205
  •       3: 245
  •       4: 227
  •       5: 223
  •       6: 245
  •       7: 253
  •       8: 243
  •       9: 243
  •       10: 196
  •       11: 180
  •       12: 160
  •       Special Secondary: 33
  •       Other: 27

Community

Bolivar County

Total Population: 30,628

  •       Males: 14,261
  •       Females: 16,367

Growth: -10.30%
Number of Households: 12,727
Median Income: $36,034

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 5,072 5,391 10,463 -10%
Black or African American 8,857 10,667 19,524 -11%
Asian-American 192 154 346 69%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 12 3 15 -17%
Native American and Alaska Native 24 27 51 0%
Hispanic American 353 331 684 7%
Two or more races 104 125 229 27%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 4.2%
English Proficiency: 10.2%
Science Proficiency: 22.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,117
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,927
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 54
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

D.M. Smith Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,122.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,122

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $6,513

Federal

Per-student Spending: $395

Overall Rating

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