Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School

Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School serves 275 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School operates within the Jamestown School District.

Overview

The student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 275 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
3%
White
97%
63%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.06 0.32
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%
40%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $26,327 is higher than the state average of $17,432. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,226 is higher than the state average of $16,408. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Jamestown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
5
Number of Students Managed 486 1,712
District Total Revenue $13 MM $37 MM
District Spending $13 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $26,327 $17,432
District Spending / Student $27,226 $16,408
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JamestownJamestown School-lawn Middle School
    55 Lawn Ave
    JamestownRI 02835
    (401)423-7010
    0.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 211 students                      
  • NewportFrank E. Thompson Middle School
    55 Broadway
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-1493
    3.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 563 students                      
  • NewportCoggeshall School
    134 Van Zandt Ave
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-0363
    3.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 193 students                      
  • NewportUnderwood School
    90 Harrison Ave
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)847-2785
    3.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 243 students                      
  • NewportNewport Area Career Technical Center
    Vocational School
    15 Wickham Rd
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)849-3608
    Vocational School

    3.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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