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75%
  • Johnston Co Early College Academy
  • 235 College Rd, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 13 · Students: 244
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
60%
  • Neuse Charter School
  • 909 Booker Dairy Rd, Smithfield
  • Neuse Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 764
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
50%
  • South Campus Community High
  • Po Box 1336, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 19
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
39%
  • South Smithfield Elementary
  • 201 W Sanders St, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 515
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
30%
  • Smithfield Middle School
  • 1455 Buffalo Rd, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 744
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
29%
  • Smithfield-selma High
  • 700 Booker Dairy Rd, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,249
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
24%
  • West Smithfield Elementary
  • 2665 Galilee Road, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 531
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
13%
  • South Campus Community Middle School
  • Po Box 1336, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 13
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
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  • Johnston Co Middle College
  • Po Box 2350, Smithfield
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 122
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Smithfield school information

IndexSmithfieldNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores40%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Smithfield, NC educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Smithfield public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 9% lower than than the North Carolina average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Smithfield public schools is 11:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.9% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Smithfield

IndexSmithfieldNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade74.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%1.3%

Smithfield, NC School Districts

Johnston County Schools

There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Smithfield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Smithfield, NC schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Smithfield, NC, an average of 74.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Smithfield schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Smithfield, NC schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clayton, NC18,55354%9%
Wilson's Mills, NC2,43348%3%
Archer Lodge, NC4,61446%7%
Princeton, NC1,34346%7%
Kenly, NC1,74441%17%
Smithfield, NC11,74640%19%

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Tucson Estates, AZ11,74730%40%
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Smithfield, NC11,74640%19%
Source: The Smithfield, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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