261 Middle Highway
Barrington, RI 02806
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Barrington Middle School serves 839 students in grades 6-8.
Barrington Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Barrington Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Barrington Middle School's student population of 839 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
839 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Barrington Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Barrington Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#8 out of 290 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
28%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
81%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   12/27/2010
Highest NECAP Science Academic Test Scores In THe State!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lmcg5

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 839 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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