Samuel Slater Junior High School

281 Mineral Spring Ave

Pawtucket, RI 02860

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

516 students

Samuel Slater Junior High School serves 516 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Samuel Slater Junior High School operates within the Pawtucket School District.

Overview

The student population of 516 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 516 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade Samuel Slater Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more 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 14:1 12:1
Samuel Slater Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
32%
22%
Black
37%
8%
White
20%
64%
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.
0.72 0.31
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.
74%
38%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,894 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pawtucket School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 8,894 2,094
District Total Revenue $116 MM $37 MM
Pawtucket School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $120 MM $34 MM
Pawtucket School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 (0.9 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 Students Grades
  • PawtucketCunningham School
    40 Baldwin St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6262
    0.1 mi | 552 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PawtucketElizabeth Baldwin School
    50 Whitman St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6264
    0.4 mi | 759 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PawtucketNathanael Greene School
    285 Smithfield Ave
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)729-6260
    0.8 mi | 554 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Central FallsG. Harold Hunt School
    14 Kendall St
    Central FallsRI 02863
    (401)727-7720
    0.8 mi | 409 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • PawtucketInternational Charter School
    Charter School
    334 Pleasant St
    PawtucketRI 02860
    (401)721-0824
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 326 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Pawtucket, 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 0.59, which is higher than the Rhode Island average of 0.34. The most diverse school in Pawtucket is Francis J. Varieur School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.