Blackstone Charter

334 Pleasant Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Blackstone Charter serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
Blackstone Charter 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 23%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in RI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Blackstone Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Blackstone Charter's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
343 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Blackstone Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Blackstone Charter is 0.54, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#213 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
23%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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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
2%
3%
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Hispanic
63%
29%
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Black
26%
9%
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White
7%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blackstone Charter's ranking?
Blackstone Charter is ranked #213 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are Blackstone Charter often compared to?
Blackstone Charteris often viewed alongside schools like Davies Career-tech High School, Cranston Career & Tech Center by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Blackstone Charter?
The graduation rate of Blackstone Charter is 90-94%, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 85%.
How many students attend Blackstone Charter?
343 students attend Blackstone Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Blackstone Charter students are Hispanic, 26% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blackstone Charter?
Blackstone Charter has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does Blackstone Charter offer ?
Blackstone Charter offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Blackstone Charter part of?
Blackstone Charter is part of Blackstone Academy School District.

School Reviews

5   10/27/2023
Excellent teachers. They are warm, welcoming and academically amazing!
- Posted by Parent - Mariela

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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