Jamestown School-lawn

  • Jamestown School-lawn serves 219 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 53% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jamestown School-lawn placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Jamestown School-lawn places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Jamestown School-lawn's student population of 219 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamestown School-lawn 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jamestown School-lawn is 0.06, 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 School Rank#44 out of 287 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
25%
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Black
n/a
8%
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White
96%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.060.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJamestown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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