Asa Messer El. School

  • Asa Messer El. School serves 527 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Asa Messer El. School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

Asa Messer El. School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Asa Messer El. School's student population of 527 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Asa Messer El. School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Asa Messer El. School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank#226 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
67%
25%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
9%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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