Chester W. Barrows School
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).
Chester W. Barrows School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#121 out of 290 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education
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