3357 Mendon Rd.
Cumberland, RI 02864
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Blackstone Valley Prep Element serves 259 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Blackstone Valley Prep Element placed in the top 10% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Blackstone Valley Prep Element ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Blackstone Valley Prep Element's student population of 259 students has grown by 131% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 136% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
259 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Blackstone Valley Prep Element is ranked within the top 10% 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 Blackstone Valley Prep Element is 0.70, which is more 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
#26 out of 290 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
30%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
28%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
24%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 259 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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