#792 Elementary School in CO and #88 in Denver County

Smith Elementary School

3590 Jasmine Street, Denver, CO 80207

How Good is Smith Elementary School?

Report Card

D Academic Results
D Learning Enviroment
C+ School Safety
D Overall Grade

Smith Elementary School is in Denver, Colorado and is a Denver County school. Serving grades PK-5, the school has 402 students and a student–teacher ratio of 14 students per teacher.

This school performs below average when compared to other Colorado schools. Smith Elementary School received an overall grade of D from The School Review. When compared to other elementary schools, the school ranks 792 for Colorado and 88 in Denver County.

To calculate school grades, The School Review uses data collected by the U.S. Department of Education. These data are analyzed to calculate a grade for safety, academics and learning environment for each school. The overall grade is then computed through a weighted aggregation of those scores. Our methodology page has details on our grading system.


The academic score for a school is determined by looking at a number of inputs, such as student performance on Colorado standardized tests. Smith Elementary School earned a grade of D for academics. For this measure, this school is below average when compared to other elementary schools in Colorado.

Source: CO Standardized Tests
Academics Grade D
Test Performance Poor

Learning Enviroment

The learning environment at a school is evaluated by comparing a variety of factors such as teacher certification rates, student attendance and percentage of novice teachers. Smith Elementary School performs below average compared to other Colorado elementary schools for learning environment. The school's grade for this metric is D.

Students : Teacher
CO Avg. 17
Uncertified Teachers
CO Avg. 4%
New Teachers
CO Avg. 19%
Learning Enviroment Grade D
Student–Teacher Ratio Very Good
Student Absenteeism Poor
Teacher Absenteeism Poor
Teacher Certifications Very Good
Teacher Experience Poor


School safety is evaluated by looking at factors such as suspension and physical altercation rate at a school. Smith Elementary School performs slightly below average compared to other Colorado elementary schools for safety. The school's grade for this metric is C+.

Safety Grade C+
In-School Suspensions Good
Out-of-School Suspensions Fair
Physical Altercations N/A


Information about the student body at Smith Elementary School is listed below. Demographics are not used when evaluating a school.

Students w/ Disablities
CO Avg. 11%
Free Lunch
CO Avg. 38%
Econ. Disadvantaged
CO Avg. 46%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 402
Minority Students 386
Diversity Index 38
Students with Disablities 44
Economically Disadvantaged 95%
Limited English Proficiency 35%
Gifted Students 2%

Compare Nearby Schools

Listed below are elementary schools near Smith Elementary School. The School Review's grade for each school is shown for easy comparison. For a more complete listing of Denver schools, go to the Denver, Colorado schools page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Roots Elementary School D D D C
2 Hallett Academy N/A N/A D C-
3 Stedman Elementary School C- C- D B-
4 Swigert International School A A+ C- A-
5 Odyssey School of Denver A- A- B+ A+

Smith Elementary School - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students are enrolled at Smith Elementary School? 402
  • How good of a school is Smith Elementary School? The school received an overall grade of D, which means it is below average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is Smith Elementary School in? The school is located in Denver County.
  • How can I contact Smith Elementary School? The school's number is (720) 424-4000. You can visit their website at http://smith.dpsk12.org.
  • Where is Smith Elementary School? 3590 Jasmine Street, Denver, Colorado 80207

How we rate schools?

We rank elementary schools across three criteria: Academics, Learning Environment, and Safety. We assess Academics using statewide standardized test scores, by comparing each school’s test performance to the distribution of elementary schools on the same test in the state. We then compute overall achievement by averaging a school’s standardized performance across subjects and years. We evaluate a school’s Learning Environment by combining various classroom indicators, such as the ratio of teachers to students and the percent of teachers who are novice, uncertified, or chronically absent. Finally, we measure the Safety of an elementary school from the percent of students receiving in-school and out-of-school suspensions and the reported incidents of physical altercations per 100 students. While we recognize any ranking metric is inherently subjective, we believe our grades can serve as a valuable resource to help students and parents compare neighborhood schools and find the best school to fit their desired educational needs.

Nearby Schools
Roots Elementary School
3475 Holly Street Denver, CO 80207
Hallett Academy
2950 Jasmine Street Denver, CO 80207
Stedman Elementary School
2940 Dexter Street Denver, CO 80207
Swigert International School
3480 Syracuse Street Denver, CO 80238
Odyssey School of Denver
6550 East 21st Avenue Denver, CO 80207