Governor Christopher Delsesto

152 Springfield Street
Providence, RI 02909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Governor Christopher Delsesto serves 882 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower 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 11% (which is lower 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 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Governor Christopher Delsesto's student population of 882 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Governor Christopher Delsesto's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Governor Christopher Delsesto is 0.35, which is less 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#263 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Governor Christopher Delsesto and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Governor Christopher Delsesto 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
2%
3%
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Hispanic
80%
25%
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Black
10%
8%
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White
5%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Governor Christopher Delsesto and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Governor Christopher Delsesto.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.350.36
This chart display the diversity score of Governor Christopher Delsesto and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Governor Christopher Delsesto and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Governor Christopher Delsesto 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 NameProvidence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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