George J. Peters School

15 Mayberry Street
Cranston, RI 02920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
George J. Peters School serves 299 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

George J. Peters School's student population of 299 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

George J. Peters School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of George J. Peters School is 0.64, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#198 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
25%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
52%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCranston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George J. Peters School is Cranston High School West (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Western Hills Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cranston Western Hills Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 779 students
    0.5 miles
    400 Phenix Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8030
    0.5 6-8 779
  • Cranston Stone Hill School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
    0.7 miles
    21 Village Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8022
    0.7 PK-5 260
  • Cranston Cranston Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    0.8 miles
    100 Metropolitan Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8070
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Cranston Cranston High School West Math: 38% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,414 student
    0.8 miles
    80 Metropolitan Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8049
    0.8 9-12 1,414
  • Cranston Hugh B. Bain Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 608 students
    1.0 miles
    135 Gansett Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8010
    1 6-8 608

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