Fort Barton School

  • Fort Barton School serves 215 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fort Barton School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

Fort Barton School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Fort Barton School's student population of 215 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Barton School is ranked within the top 10% 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Barton School is 0.13, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#17 out of 282 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
25%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
93%
58%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTiverton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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