James L. Mcguire School

7 Waveland Street
Johnston, RI 02919
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
James L. Mcguire School serves 220 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
James L. Mcguire 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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

James L. Mcguire School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

James L. Mcguire School's student population of 220 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students220 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

James L. Mcguire 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 James L. Mcguire School is 0.60, which is equal to 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
#187 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)
35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
25%
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Black
9%
9%
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White
59%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James L. Mcguire School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Providence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James L. Mcguire School is North Providence High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dr. Edward Ricci School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centredale School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Providence Centredale School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 289 students
    0.5 miles
    41 Angell Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 233-1145
    0.5 PK-5 289
  • North Providence Dr. Edward Ricci School Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
    0.6 miles
    51 Intervale Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 233-1170
    0.6 6-8 443
  • Providence North Providence High School Math: 20% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,034 student
    0.6 miles
    1828 Mineral Spring Avenue
    Providence, RI 02904
    (401) 233-1150
    0.6 9-12 1,034
  • North Providence Stephen Olney School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
    0.9 miles
    622 Woonasquatucket Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 233-1160
    0.9 K-5 281
  • North Providence Greystone School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 325 students
    1.0 miles
    100 Morgan Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 233-1130
    1 PK-5 325

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