Howard Hathaway School

Howard Hathaway School serves 450 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Howard Hathaway School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher 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 60-64% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Howard Hathaway School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Howard Hathaway School's student population of 450 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Howard Hathaway School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Howard Hathaway School is 0.17, which is less 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
#40 out of 287 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
91%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortsmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Howard Hathaway School is Portsmouth High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tiverton Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fort Barton School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portsmouth Portsmouth High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 888 students
    0.6 miles
    120 Education Lane
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 683-2124
    0.6 9-12 888
  • Tiverton Fort Barton School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 215 students
    1.7 miles
    99 Lawton Avenue
    Tiverton, RI 02878
    (401) 624-6114
    1.7 K-4 215
  • Portsmouth Melville School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 354 students
    2.9 miles
    1351 West Main Road
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 683-1650
    2.9 PK-4 354
  • Tiverton Ranger School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 233 students
    3.9 miles
    278 North Brayton Road
    Tiverton, RI 02878
    (401) 624-8467
    3.9 PK-4 233
  • Tiverton Tiverton High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 516 students
    3.9 miles
    100 North Brayton Road
    Tiverton, RI 02878
    (401) 624-8494
    3.9 9-12 516

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