53 Tallman Avenue
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Howard Hathaway School serves 416 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Howard Hathaway School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher 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 55-59% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Howard Hathaway School's student population of 416 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Howard Hathaway School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Howard Hathaway School is 0.22, which is less 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
#70 out of 290 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
28%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
88%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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-4
  • Students: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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