PROFICIENCY 33% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 6 in Ozark City
  • Ranked #4 of 6 in Ozark
  • Ranked #769 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
37%Ozark City

D A Smith Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Ozark City" in Ozark, AL. There are a total of 521 students and 28 teachers at D A Smith Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 315 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

D A Smith Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.5%, which is 13% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch315
Reduced lunch22


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 D A Smith Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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.

AreaVibes $1,000 School Review Scholarship

At AreaVibes, we believe that education is the key to our children’s future. To show our support and to contribute to the nation’s future generation of students, we are offering educational scholarship awards.

Learn more about the scholarship

D A Smith Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 49.8% 48.7% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 45.3% 45.5% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 2.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Harry N Mixon Elementary School37%1.3Ozark, AL
Carroll High School40%1.8Ozark, AL
Joseph W Lisenby Elementary School40%2.0Ozark, AL
Newton Elementary School50%9.2Newton, AL
Ariton School46%11.1Ariton, AL
South Dale Middle School35%11.4Pinckard, AL
Dale Co High School37%12.7Midland City, AL
Midland City Elementary School42%13.1Midland City, AL
Wicksburg High School51%15.8Newton, AL

Ozark demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4329291
Median age43.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Ozark

Completed 8th grade79.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%
Write a school review about D A Smith Middle School Tell people what you like or don't like about D A Smith Middle School…
Review D A Smith Middle School
Overall rating Rollover stars and click to rate
Rate the following Rollover bars and click to rate
Reason for reporting
Source: The D A Smith Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
Are you looking to buy or sell?
What style of home are you
What is your
When are you looking to
ASAP1-3 mos.3-6 mos.6-9 mos.1 yr+
Connect with top real estate agents
By submitting this form, you consent to receive text messages, emails, and/or calls (may be recorded; and may be direct, autodialed or use pre-recorded/artificial voices even if on the Do Not Call list) from AreaVibes or our partner real estate professionals and their network of service providers, about your inquiry or the home purchase/rental process. Messaging and/or data rates may apply. Consent is not a requirement or condition to receive real estate services. You hereby further confirm that checking this box creates an electronic signature with the same effect as a handwritten signature.