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About This School

Smith Elementary School is a public elementary school in Spring. The principal of Smith Elementary School is Peggy Husky, who can be contacted at PEGGYH@SPRINGISD.ORG. 695 students attend Smith Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 12% of the Smith Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 53% of the 695 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 59% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Smith Elementary School is 17:1. Chet Burchett Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 36% 39%
White, non-Hispanic 36% 17%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 24% 39%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2%
Multiracial 0.1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 62%
Limited English proficiency 12% 15%
Economically disadvantaged 53% 65%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    MY child went here for 4 out of 5 years after we moved to the area. Was not happy about the new school zoning and had to pay extra to keep my child here. I loved this school they always kept the kids engaged the principal knew my child by name and some of the teachers lived in the area so we saw them though outside events also. Great simply great.

  • (5 years ago)

    The staff here at Smith offer a wonderful learning environment a caring sentiment and a real interest in the performance of their students. Their early intervention program for students who may face developmental delays is excellent. The teachers will work with parents to ensure every student succeeds.

  • (6 years ago)

    i love the school they are realy profecional and frenly whit every one

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school and so does my son. He came from a 'slower' school district. His grades have improved dramatically. I just love the teachers there. My neices also attend this school and they love it as well.

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school! Great teachers and a wonderful staff of principals counselors and other personnel really make the difference here. My only two complaints would be that they need more adults to supervise during recess and also the Above-Grade (Pyramid/GT) program needs to be more quality-based rather than quantity-based.

  • (9 years ago)

    When I married and moved out to Spring my kids started At Smith. My daughter's grades really improved. My son had been in a private school and apparently had been very far behind. He made lots of progress since changing. The only thing is that teachers are not able to enforce discipline. It is not just here but at every school. Teachers are afraid to punish children for bad behavior and by the time parents know about it their punishment is ineffective. They are afraid someone will sue. I think some parents would approve of stronger disciplining of bad behavior but I know the hands are tied. Sometimes whatever disclipline they get from school is all they ever get. Some parents don't care what their kids do. I like this school though and they try to maintain contact with us.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is a great school. The administration and teachers are very caring and loving. The academic programs are top notch. They include a gifted program. There are also computer classes weekly. Parents are very involved and caring. This is a great place to send your child.

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