Barrington Middle School

  • Barrington Middle School serves 841 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Barrington Middle School's student population of 841 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students841 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barrington Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 284 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barrington Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#3 out of 284 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
24%
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Black
n/a
8%
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White
89%
60%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barrington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.210.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarrington School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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