Charles E. Shea High School

  • Charles E. Shea High School serves 809 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Charles E. Shea High School's student population of 809 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles E. Shea High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles E. Shea High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#271 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charles E. Shea High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Charles E. Shea High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
25%
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Black
48%
8%
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White
19%
59%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charles E. Shea High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.660.36
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Graduation Rate
81%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Charles E. Shea High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charles E. Shea High 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 NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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