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Smothers Elementary School

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Principal

Kiana Williams

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 5

2019 - 2020

Title I Status

Yes

A Title I school is a school that receives federal funds to support students from low-income backgrounds in learning and achieving at high levels.

Local Education Agency

District of Columbia Public Schools

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Star Rating

The School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework is DC's school accountability system. Each school receives a rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest, based on its performance across multiple metrics. Not Applicable means the school did not meet the minimum population size to generate a score or was not in operation during the previous school year.

Message from the School

Smothers Elementary is an achievement focused school. Our mission, in partnership with our community, is to foster a nurturing environment that promotes creativity, curiosity, and develops lifelong learners. This requires a rigorous model of education which is centered around students, facilitated by teachers, and supported by home and community.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

Parent organizations provide opportunities for parents and families to directly interact with the school on a variety of issues. Parent Organization Representative contact and school policy information is linked below.

Parent Organization Representative

Not Provided

Parent Organization

Yes

Link to website

Parent Communication Policy

Link to website

Student Population

The enrollment on each school's profile reflects the number of students ever-enrolled in the school throughout the prior school year, which is validated by each school at the close of the school year. This data may be different from the point in time count taken in October called the annual enrollment audit.

Total Student Enrollment


288

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

0%

Black/African-American

89%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

9%

Two or more races

0%

White

0%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Blended Learning
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Extended Day
  • Online Learning
  • Interscholastic Sports
  • Restorative Justice
  • School Garden
  • STEM Focus

Extracurricular Activities


This list is provided by the school and represents activities highlighted by the school, not a comprehensive list of all activities

  • Literacy Lab tutors PreK-3rd
  • School Garden Club
  • Washington Ballet
  • DC SCORES
  • Cheer
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)
  • Outdoor Track for boys and girls

Physical Activity time


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Grades K-5:

135 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

PreK (3)

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

PreK (4)

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Kindergarten

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Before/After School Care

If before school care is offered the options for costs are: Free, Sliding Scale/Voucher, or Fee. Contact the school for more information.

Before School care

No

After School care

Fee

Metro Bus

96, 97, U5, U6, U8, W4

Metro Rail

Benning Rd

Finance

Per-pupil expenditures


$22,734

Per-pupil expenditures represent the average amount of money spent on educating each student. In other words, this value represents the total amount of actual school expenditures divided by the number of students in the school. Information is provided to show the school, the LEA, and the DC average for per-pupil expenditures.

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Per-pupil expenditures by entity


View the Local Education Agency Report for this school or the DC Report.