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About Ben L. Smith High School


Located in the Southwestern quadrant of Greensboro, NC, Ben L. Smith High School is centrally located within Guilford County. Greensboro is a city of approximately 250,000 residents. The Smith High School student population, which consists of students from forty-four different countries, reflects its diversity thereby adding to the richness of the school population.  There are approximately 1,284 students at Ben L. Smith High School.

Smith’s main campus, built in 1963 continues to grow. Additions completed throughout the late 1960’s and 1970’s have created a complex facility which includes tennis courts, a swimming pool, a football stadium, an auditorium, a track and field area, two gyms, a weight room and computer labs.


At Ben L. Smith High School, our mission is to provide a place of excellence where all students can achieve their full potential in a safe, rigorous, academic environment, and understand their role in a culturally diverse global community.


At Ben L. Smith High School, we address the individual needs of students; foster a caring and creative environment; and emphasize the social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and cultural development of each student in a globally diverse community.