Roger Williams Middle School

Roger Williams Middle School serves 772 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Roger Williams Middle School operates within the Providence School District.

Overview

The student population of 772 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 772 students
Roger Williams Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Roger Williams Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Roger Williams Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 12:1
Roger Williams Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Roger Williams Middle School American Indian (1999-2012)
Asian
2%
3%
Roger Williams Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
73%
22%
Roger Williams Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
16%
8%
Roger Williams Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
64%
Roger Williams Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Roger Williams Middle School Sch Ethnicity Roger Williams Middle 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.
0.44 0.51
Roger Williams Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
84%
38%
Roger Williams Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
6%
Roger Williams Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,675 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Providence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
5
Number of Students Managed 26,675 1,714
Providence School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $421 MM n/a
Providence School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $436 MM n/a
Providence School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,745 $0
Providence School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,407 $0
Providence School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is W B Cooley & Academy Internationa (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gilbert Stuart Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary E. Fogarty El. School (0.2 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Providence, 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 0.37, which is higher than the Rhode Island average of 0.34. The most diverse school in Providence is Martin Luther King El. School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.