Francis J. Varieur School

  • Francis J. Varieur School serves 379 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 61% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) 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 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

Top Placements

Francis J. Varieur School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Francis J. Varieur School's student population of 379 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Francis J. Varieur School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Francis J. Varieur School is 0.73, 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#32 out of 284 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Francis J. Varieur 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
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
25%
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Black
26%
8%
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White
33%
59%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Francis J. Varieur School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.730.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Francis J. Varieur School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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