Chester W. Barrows School

  • Chester W. Barrows School serves 188 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chester W. Barrows School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

Chester W. Barrows School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Chester W. Barrows School's student population of 188 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chester W. Barrows School is ranked within the top 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 Chester W. Barrows School is 0.64, 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#112 out of 287 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
25%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
50%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCranston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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