CoMo You Know: Smithton Middle School

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 5:57 p.m. CDT; updated 7:10 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014

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Smithton Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.

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Year opened: 1995

Principal: Jean Selby

Address: 3600 W. Worley St.

Phone: 214-3260

Colors: Black and gold

Mascot: Wildcat

Start time: 7:30 a.m.

End time: 2:35 p.m.

Students enrolled: 748 for the 2013-14 school year

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Opened in 1995, Smithton is one of three middle schools in the Columbia Public Schools district. Smithton takes its name from the township of Smithton, which existed between 1818 and 1821. The township area is now part of Columbia.

Smithton Middle School provides many programs, including a gifted education program, special education classes and English as a Second Language classes. The special education program includes provisions for autistic, gifted, emotionally challenged and physically challenged students, as well as speech and language pathologists. As for other classes, the school offers many electives such as art, band, choir, music, orchestra, keyboarding and typing and physical education. 


Smithton Middle School website

Columbia Public Schools website

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Updated: May 7, 2014

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