Charles E. Shea High School

Charles E. Shea High School serves 796 students in grades 9-12.
Charles E. Shea High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Charles E. Shea High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Charles E. Shea High School's student population of 796 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students796 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Charles E. Shea High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Charles E. Shea High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
25%
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Black
48%
9%
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White
20%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.60
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Graduation Rate
84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Charles E. Shea High School is Blackstone Academy Charter (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Samuel Slater Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Francis J. Varieur School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pawtucket Francis J. Varieur School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 379 students
    0.2 miles
    486 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6266
    0.2 K-6 379
  • Pawtucket Blackstone Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
    0.3 miles
    334 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 726-1750
    0.3 9-12 348
  • Pawtucket International Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 362 students
    0.3 miles
    334 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 721-0824
    0.3 K-5 362
  • Pawtucket Elizabeth Baldwin School Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
    0.5 miles
    50 Whitman Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6264
    0.5 K-5 670
  • Pawtucket Samuel Slater Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 780 students
    0.9 miles
    281 Mineral Spring Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6480
    0.9 6-8 780

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