PROFICIENCY 47% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Marshall County
45%Grant
37%Alabama

Kate D Smith Dar High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Marshall County" in Grant, AL. There are a total of 476 students and 24 teachers at Kate D Smith Dar High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 161 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Kate D Smith Dar High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 25% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students476
Teachers24.42
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch161
Reduced lunch40

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment85
Taking some courses83
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses20
Passing no courses59

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Kate D Smith Dar High School, there are a total of 85 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 83 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Kate D Smith Dar High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 96.8% 79.1% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 0.8% 1.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 17.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 1.3% 1.7% 3.1%

Grant demographics profile

StatisticGrantAlabamaNational
Population9614,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5219791
Median age39.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Grant

IndexGrantAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Kate D Smith Dar High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.