Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School
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).
Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#283 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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