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Ben L. Smith High School

Greensboro, NC


Ben L. Smith High School
2407 South Holden Road
Greensboro, NC  27407
Phone: 336-294-7300
Guilford County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 1 out of 10 stars
1

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,149
Type: Regular School  
Ben L. Smith High School

Ben L. Smith High School


Metro Area Ranking

#42
Metro Area High School Ranking: Ben L. Smith High School is ranked #42 out of 42 of the best high schools in Greensboro and surrounding areas (1st percentile). Cick the link to see all 42 high schools.


State Ranking

#501
Statewide High School Ranking: Ben L. Smith High School is ranked #501 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (5th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Ben L. Smith High School is a 1-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Guilford County, NC. Ben L. Smith High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,149 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

71.9
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Ben L. Smith High School had a Student Growth Score of 71.9. This placed Ben L. Smith High School in the 44th percentile of 2368 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 12.4 10th 17.3
Math 15.4 12th 18.8
Reading 14.5 12th 18.9
Science 14.5 12th 18.6
Writing 4.7 27th 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 Ben L. Smith High School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 4 (Solid)
 20% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 41% - Level 1
 41% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 35% - Level 1
 35% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 4 (Solid)
 20% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 49% - Level 1
 49% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 442
Math 431
Composite Score 873
SAT Participation Rate 54 %

Ben L. Smith High School had an average SAT score of 873 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #250 out of 478 NC high schools (48th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Ben L. Smith High School was 54% 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
 77% - Ben L. Smith High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 77% - Ben L. Smith High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 8%
 Asian - 8%
 Black - 55%
 Black - 55%
 Hispanic - 29%
 Hispanic - 29%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 4%
 White - 4%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Ben L. Smith High School for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Ben L. Smith High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
The Academy at Smith 6 0.2 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
Archer Elementary School 5 1.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Sedgefield Elementary School 1 1.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Hunter Elementary School 3 1.2 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Edwin A Alderman Elementary School 3 1.2 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Murphey Traditional Academy 2 1.3 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Jackson Middle School 2 1.4 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
Cyrus P Frazier Elementary School 2 2.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Clara J Peck Elementary School 2 2.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Allen Middle School 3 2.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 6-8
Julius I Foust Elementary School 2 2.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Pilot Elementary School 3 2.6 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Wiley Elementary School 2 2.7 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
John Van Lindley Elementary School 6 2.8 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
UNCG Early/Middle College 7 3.0 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 9-12
David D Jones Elementary School 7 3.1 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Morehead Elementary School 8 3.3 miles Greensboro, NC Regular K-5
Sternberger Elementary School 9 3.5 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
Sumner Elementary School 3 3.6 miles Greensboro, NC Regular PK-5
GC Middle College High School 5 3.6 miles Greensboro, NC Regular 11-12