Samuel Slater Junior High School

281 Mineral Spring Ave

Pawtucket, RI 02860

Tel: (401)729-6480
Grades: 7-8

497 students

Samuel Slater Junior High School serves 497 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Samuel Slater Junior High School operates within the Pawtucket School District.

Overview

The student population of 497 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 497 students
Samuel Slater Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Students by Grade Samuel Slater Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 10:1 15:1
Samuel Slater Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Asian (1990-2013)
Hispanic
32%
23%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
44%
8%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Black (1988-2013)
White
17%
63%
Samuel Slater Junior High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Samuel Slater Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Samuel Slater Junior High 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.
0.68 0.32
Samuel Slater Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
77%
40%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,878 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pawtucket School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 8,878 2,094
Pawtucket School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $116 MM $37 MM
District Spending $120 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,250 $17,432
Pawtucket School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,714 $16,408
Pawtucket 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 Blackstone Academy Charter (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Segue Institutional For Learning (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cunningham School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PawtucketCunningham School
    40 Baldwin St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6262
    0.1 mi | 555 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PawtucketElizabeth Baldwin School
    50 Whitman St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6264
    0.4 mi | 754 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Central FallsG. Harold Hunt School
    14 Kendall St
    Central FallsRI 02863
    (401)727-7720
    0.8 mi | 121 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • PawtucketBlackstone Academy Charter
    Vocational School
    Charter School
    334 Pleasant St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)726-1750
    Vocational School
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 165 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PawtucketInternational Charter School
    Charter School
    334 Pleasant St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)721-0824
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 326 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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