Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School

  • Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School serves 293 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the RI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School operates within the Jamestown School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 293 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 293 students
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by Grade Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2007)
Asian
3%
3%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
24%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Black Students (1995-2011)
Black
n/a
8%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
95%
60%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown RI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.33
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
41%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Jamestown School-melrose Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jamestown School District's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,966 is higher than the state average of $18,649. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $24,750 is higher than the state average of $18,229. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Jamestown School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 497 1,618
Jamestown School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $30 MM
Jamestown School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $30 MM
Jamestown School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,966 $18,649
Jamestown School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,750 $18,229
Jamestown School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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