Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School

Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School serves 284 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School operates within the Jamestown School District.

School Overview

The student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 284 students
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Total Students (1992-2014)
Gender % Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
White
95%
61%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School White Students (1992-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown RI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.33
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
42%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 507 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $25,986 is higher than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $26,963 is higher than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Jamestown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 507 1,448
Jamestown School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $36 MM
Jamestown School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $13 MM $35 MM
Jamestown School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $25,986 $18,095
Jamestown School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $26,963 $17,880
Jamestown School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Newport Area Career Technical Center (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jamestown School-lawn Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claiborne Pell Elementary School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JamestownJamestown School-lawn Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 218 students55 Lawn Ave
    JamestownRI 02835
    (401)423-7010
    0.25-8218
  • NewportFrank E. Thompson Middle School
    3.6 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 564 students55 Broadway
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-1493
    3.65-8564
  • NewportNewport Area Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    3.8 miles | Grades: 9-1215 Wickham Rd
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)849-3608
    3.89-12n/a
  • NewportRogers High School
    3.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 538 students15 Wickham Rd
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-6235
    3.89-12538
  • NewportClaiborne Pell Elementary School
    4 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 854 students35 Dexter St
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)842-1900
    4PK-4854

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