9 Beachmont Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Chester W. Barrows School serves 188 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Chester W. Barrows School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Chester W. Barrows School ranks 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 declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Chester W. Barrows School is ranked within the top 50% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#121 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 188 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 20%)

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