Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School

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A big congratulations to Mrs. Keandra Ford, KALB's most recent Golden Apple Teacher Award Winner! Mrs. Ford teaches 8th grade ELA and has been a teacher at Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School for 4 years. Congratulations and keep up the excellent teaching.


The full video, courtesy of KALB, can be watched by clicking on the following link:

Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School aims to provide a cooperative learning environment based on the tenets of P.R.I.D.E. and A.F.S. Our goals are stated below.

  • Achievement: We aim to assist our students in meeting or exceeding proficiency in all content areas. 
  • Climate: We aim to provide a safe and orderly environment that encourages school attendance and proper behavior.
  • Parental Engagement: We aim to increase family and community engagement in the learning process.
  • Professional Development: We aim to provide research-based professional staff development activities that enrich teaching and learning in our classrooms.
  • Administrative: We aim to reduce the suspension rate to 5% or below.


Principal - Dr. Norvella Williams
Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School
3100 Jones Street
Alexandria, LA 71302 
Phone: 318-445-6241  Fax: 318-445-9255