Charles N. Fortes Academy

  • Charles N. Fortes Academy serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 56%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 71%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Charles N. Fortes Academy 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 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Charles N. Fortes Academy's student population of 333 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles N. Fortes Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 270 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles N. Fortes Academy is 0.58, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
56%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
25%
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Black
20%
8%
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White
5%
59%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charles N. Fortes Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.580.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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