Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School

  • Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School serves 515 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School's student population of 515 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School is 0.39, 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#283 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Jorge Alvarez High 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 Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
77%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
8%
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White
3%
59%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.390.36
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Graduation Rate55-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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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