George J. Peters School

15 Mayberry Street
Cranston, RI 02920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 281 students in grades Kindergarten-5, George J. Peters School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50% in RI
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

George J. Peters School's student population of 281 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

George J. Peters School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (RI)
#177 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
23%
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30-34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
29%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
46%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is George J. Peters School's ranking?
George J. Peters School is ranked #177 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are George J. Peters School often compared to?
George J. Peters Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gladstone Street School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
How many students attend George J. Peters School?
281 students attend George J. Peters School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of George J. Peters School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of George J. Peters School?
George J. Peters School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does George J. Peters School offer ?
George J. Peters School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is George J. Peters School part of?
George J. Peters School is part of Cranston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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