Rhode Island is the #49 largest school system in the United States, serving 139,859 students across 304 public schools.
Rhode Island public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.50.
The most diverse school district in Rhode Island is Pawtucket School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.
Minority enrollment is 39% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(RI) School Average
Two or more races
Rhode Island Public Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
12 Schools6,691 Students11% Minority
47 Schools21,041 Students13% Minority
21 Schools9,408 Students21% Minority
186 Schools87,036 Students54% Minority
38 Schools15,683 Students12% Minority