Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School

Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School serves 292 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School operates within the Jamestown School District.

Overview

The student population of 292 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 292 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
White
96%
64%
All Ethnic Groups Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.08 0.31
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.
6%
38%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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
6%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jamestown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
5
Number of Students Managed 488 2,094
Jamestown School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $37 MM
Jamestown School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $34 MM
Jamestown School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $26,327 $17,432
Jamestown School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,226 $16,408
Jamestown School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Coggeshall School (3.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JamestownJamestown School-lawn Middle School
    55 Lawn Ave
    JamestownRI 02835
    (401)423-7010
    0.2 mi | 196 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • NewportFrank E. Thompson Middle School
    55 Broadway
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-1493
    3.6 mi | 577 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • NewportCoggeshall School
    134 Van Zandt Ave
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-0363
    3.6 mi | 171 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • NewportUnderwood School
    90 Harrison Ave
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-2785
    3.7 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • NewportRogers High School
    15 Wickham Rd
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-6235
    3.8 mi | 592 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Newport County, RI 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 0.26, which is lower than the Rhode Island average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Newport County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.