15 Mayberry Street
Cranston, RI 02920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
George J. Peters School serves 294 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
George J. Peters 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 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

George J. Peters School's student population of 294 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

George J. Peters 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 George J. Peters School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#186 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
28%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
49%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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