Pocasset School

Tel: (401)624-6654
Grades: PK-4

240 students

Pocasset School serves 240 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Pocasset School operates within the Tiverton School District.

Overview

The student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 240 students
Pocasset School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Pocasset School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pocasset School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Pocasset School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Pocasset School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
22%
Pocasset School Hispanic (1990-2009)
Black
1%
8%
Pocasset School Black (1991-2012)
White
97%
64%
Pocasset School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pocasset School Sch Ethnicity Pocasset 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.
0.06 0.54
Pocasset School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
27%
38%
Pocasset 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.
3%
6%
Pocasset School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Tiverton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 1,949 1,548
District Total Revenue $29 MM $37 MM
Tiverton School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $34 MM
Tiverton School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,271 $17,432
Tiverton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,218 $16,408
Tiverton 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 Tiverton High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Henry Lord Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carlton M. Viveiros Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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