Samuel Slater Junior High School

281 Mineral Spring Ave

Pawtucket, RI 02860

Tel: (401)729-6480
Grades 6-8
627 students
Samuel Slater Junior High School serves 627 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Samuel Slater Junior High School operates within the Pawtucket School District.

School Overview

The student population of 627 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 627 students
Samuel Slater Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Samuel Slater Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Samuel Slater Junior High School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Samuel Slater Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 11:1 15:1
Samuel Slater Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Samuel Slater Junior High School American Indian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
32%
24%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
43%
8%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
18%
61%
Samuel Slater Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.68 0.33
Samuel Slater Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
85%
42%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
4%
5%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pawtucket School District's student population of 8,953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,536 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,273 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Pawtucket School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 8,953 1,448
Pawtucket School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $120 MM $36 MM
Pawtucket School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $117 MM $35 MM
Pawtucket School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,536 $18,095
Pawtucket School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,273 $17,880
Pawtucket 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 Blackstone Academy Charter (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Segue Institutional For Learning (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cunningham School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PawtucketCunningham School
    Grades: KG-5 | 553 students
    0.1 miles
    40 Baldwin St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6262
    0.1KG-5553
  • PawtucketElizabeth Baldwin School
    Grades: KG-5 | 711 students
    0.4 miles
    50 Whitman St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6264
    0.4KG-5711
  • Central FallsG. Harold Hunt School
    Grades: PK | 141 students
    0.8 miles
    14 Kendall St
    Central FallsRI 02863
    (401)727-7720
    0.8PK141
  • PawtucketNathanael Greene School
    Grades: KG-6 | 551 students
    0.8 miles
    285 Smithfield Ave
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6260
    0.8KG-6551
  • PawtucketBlackstone Academy CharterVocational School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
    0.9 miles
    334 Pleasant St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)726-1750
    0.99-12168

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