Birchwood Middle School

  • Birchwood Middle School serves 442 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

School Overview

  • Birchwood Middle School's student population of 442 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birchwood Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birchwood Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#141 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
15%
8%
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White
62%
59%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birchwood Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birchwood Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Providence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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