Blackstone Valley Prep

291 Broad Street
Cumberland, RI 02864
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Blackstone Valley Prep serves 399 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Blackstone Valley Prep placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 23%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Blackstone Valley Prep's student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Blackstone Valley Prep 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 Valley Prep is 0.66, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#153 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
23%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
29%
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Black
17%
9%
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White
30%
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
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Valley Prep's ranking?
Blackstone Valley Prep is ranked #153 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are Blackstone Valley Prep often compared to?
Blackstone Valley Prepis often viewed alongside schools like Blackstone Valley Prep Jr High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
How many students attend Blackstone Valley Prep?
399 students attend Blackstone Valley Prep.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Blackstone Valley Prep students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 17% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blackstone Valley Prep?
Blackstone Valley Prep has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does Blackstone Valley Prep offer ?
Blackstone Valley Prep offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Blackstone Valley Prep part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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