Jamestown School-melrose

  • Jamestown School-melrose serves 260 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jamestown School-melrose placed in the top 1% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jamestown School-melrose's student population of 260 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamestown School-melrose is ranked within the top 1% of all 282 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jamestown School-melrose is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#1 out of 282 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
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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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jamestown School-melrose.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJamestown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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