Claiborne Pell Elementary School

  • Claiborne Pell Elementary School serves 898 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Claiborne Pell Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

Claiborne Pell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Claiborne Pell Elementary School's student population of 898 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students898 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Claiborne Pell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 282 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Claiborne Pell Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#154 out of 282 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Claiborne Pell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
28%
25%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
42%
58%
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Two or more races
16%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Claiborne Pell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.720.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Claiborne Pell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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