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District Enrollment and Demographic Data


District Enrollment: 1774

High School (9-12) Enrollment: 544 (AAAA Classification)

Junior High School (6-8): Enrollment: 411

Elementary School (3-5): Enrollment: 398

Brown Primary School (PK-2): Enrollment: 421


 Ethnic Breakdown


White 56%

Hispanic 31%

African American 8%

Other 5%


Average Class Size


Elementary 20 to 1

Secondary 21 to 1


District Facts


S.I.S.D. has 141 professional teachers with an average experience of 11.9 years.

59.8% of the student population is economically disadvantaged.

7.1% of the student population is limited English proficient.

District per pupil expenditures: $9,286.

Tax Rate: $1.39 per hundred



District Programs and features


  • College prep and vocational tech prep programs offered at the high school.
  • Full athletic program.
  • Full UIL extra-curricular program
  • Full time professional school counselors at each campus.
  • Library Resource Media Centers located at each campus.
  • Local Area Computer Networks at each campus.
  • Internet access at all campuses including Wi-Fi.
  • Ever expanding use of technology in the classroom.
  • Full range of special services programs: Gifted & Talented, honors programs, Advanced Placement (AP) courses at the high school, special education services, Section 504 programs, English as a Second Language (ESL) program, migrant services, compensatory education programs including Title I, and an academic alternative school.



The Community of Smithville


  • Located 42 miles from Austin, 12 miles from Bastrop, 117 miles from San Antonio, and 118 miles from Houston.
  • Located high on the banks of the beautiful Colorado River.
  • Attractive community park located on the banks of the Colorado River.
  • Within easy driving distance of colleges and universities including: University of Texas, Texas State University, Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University, St. Edwards University, Austin Community College, and Blinn Junior College.
  • Buescher State Park is located near Smithville and Bastrop State Park is 12 miles away.
  • A community hospital with state-of-the-art medical services, health clinic, and pharmacy.
  • Municipal airport with a lighted 4,000 foot runway.
  • Moderate climate with an average annual temperature of 68 degrees (50 degree average in January and 84 degree average in July).
  • Progressive community public library.
  • 21 Churches representing a wide variety of faiths.
  • Low crime rate and a Texas Secretary of State recognized community policing program.
  • Great people with a spirit of community pride.