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Smoky Mountain High School

Sylva, NC


Smoky Mountain High School
100 Smoky Mountain Drive
Sylva, NC  28779
Phone: 828-586-2177
Jackson County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 863
Type: Regular School  
Smoky Mountain High School

Smoky Mountain High School


State Ranking

#195
Statewide High School Ranking: Smoky Mountain High School is ranked #195 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (62nd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Smoky Mountain High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Jackson County, NC. Smoky Mountain High School has an enrollment of approximately 863 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

92.6
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Smoky Mountain High School had a Student Growth Score of 92.6. This placed Smoky Mountain High School in the 88th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 17.7 48th 17.5
Math 19.4 48th 18.9
Reading 19.6 48th 19.1
Science 19.1 48th 18.8
Writing 5.8 50th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Smoky Mountain High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 573
Math 549
Composite Score 1122
SAT Participation Rate 12 %

Smoky Mountain High had an average SAT score of 1122 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #60 out of 491 NC high schools (88th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Smoky Mountain High was 12% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 92% - Smoky Mountain High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 92% - Smoky Mountain High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 2%
 Black - 2%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 80%
 White - 80%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Smoky Mountain High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Smoky Mountain High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Scotts Creek Elementary School 4 1.6 miles Sylva, NC Regular K-8
Fairview Elementary School 6 2.7 miles Sylva, NC Regular K-8
Jackson County Early College 10 3.2 miles Sylva, NC Regular 9-13
Cullowhee Valley School 5 7.0 miles Cullowhee, NC Regular K-8
Smokey Mountain Elementary School 3 7.4 miles Whittier, NC Regular K-8
Swain County East Elementary School 7 11.4 miles Bryson City, NC Regular PK-5
Hazelwood Elementary School 6 11.9 miles Waynesville, NC Regular PK-5
Waynesville Middle School 9 13.0 miles Waynesville, NC Regular 6-8
Jonathan Valley Elementary School 8 13.4 miles Waynesville, NC Regular PK-5
Swain County Middle School 6 14.2 miles Bryson City, NC Regular PK-8
Swain County High School 6 14.9 miles Bryson City, NC Regular 9-12
Junaluska Elementary School 8 15.4 miles Waynesville, NC Regular K-5
Tuscola High School 7 16.5 miles Waynesville, NC Regular 9-12
Iotla Valley Elementary School 6 16.7 miles Franklin, NC Regular PK-4
East Franklin Elementary School 5 17.1 miles Franklin, NC Regular K-4
Haywood Early College 10 17.8 miles Clyde, NC Regular 9-13
Bethel Middle School 9 17.9 miles Waynesville, NC Regular 6-8
Franklin High School 6 18.2 miles Franklin, NC Regular 9-12
Macon Middle School 8 18.3 miles Franklin, NC Regular 7-8
Mountain View Intermediate School 6 18.3 miles Franklin, NC Regular 5-6