375 Adelaide Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School serves 662 students in grades 9-12.
Dr. Jorge Alvarez High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School's student population of 662 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
662 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School is 0.39, which is less 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
#283 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
77%
25%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
3%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50% in RI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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