Smithfield Elementary School

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3200 Smithfield Church Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

(980) 343-6550

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

59 Parent Reviews for Smithfield Elementary School

Smithfield is a great school if you are a white, middle to upper-class family with neurotypical children! You will feel right at home with the PTA, who will exclude and shun all others. If you don't fit that mold, expect the front office and door monitors to pretend they don't recognize you, each and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/17/14

We like Smithfield in general but do not love it. I will give very high marks for Principal Harris - without her leadership this school would likely suffer greatly. I agree with a prior reviewer that the PTA is a social clique and basically worthless. Many teachers seem straight out of college and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/08/14

My three children have all attended Smithfield and our experience has been absolutely wonderful. The staff is cheerful and caring, children feel loved, and there are lots of ways to get involved. Best of all, every one of them had a great teacher every year.

Posted by a parent on 09/08/14

This is NOT a great school despite all the cheerleading you hear. Suggestions for change aren't welcome by leadership The PTA is active but is a social clique that is not welcoming to 'different' parents. Smithfield has a few excellent teachers, but too many of the teachers seem more interested in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/09/14

Great community school. Very involved parent base, lots of PTA support. Awesome principal & assistant principal.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/13

Smithfield is a positive and encouraging institution for learning. When you enter, you see the enthusiasm of the students, staff and parents. Witness the strong relationships during welcomed lunch visits. Every staff member is approachable. You will see students encouraging one another & being respectful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

This school used to do "whatever it takes". This is no longer the case! We have lost some top teachers over the pat few years and administration is no longer approachable.

Posted by a parent on 08/17/12

This school is very welcoming. I had to transfer and Principal Harris was incredibly caring and helpful. My son is challenged and I love the way this school integrates TD so that kids don't even know they are doing something "different" than the other kids. My son's teacher keeps in contact with me when ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/10

Everyone works together to do whatever it takes to ensure all students succeed.

Posted by a parent on 11/03/09

Great teachers, balanced diverslity, focus on all students succeeding

Posted by a parent on 10/31/09

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Test scores for Smithfield Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Smithfield Elementary School
Charlotte-mecklenburg Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Charlotte schools — Smithfield Elementary School is located at 3200 Smithfield Church Rd, Charlotte NC 28210. 3200 Smithfield Church Rd is in the 28210 ZIP code in Charlotte, NC The school district for Smithfield Elementary School is the Charlotte-mecklenburg Schools. Smithfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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