John F. Deering Middle School

John F. Deering Middle School serves 1,056 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 22% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
John F. Deering Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

John F. Deering Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

John F. Deering Middle School's student population of 1,056 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,056 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

John F. Deering Middle 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 John F. Deering Middle School is 0.43, 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
#229 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
74%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Warwick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John F. Deering Middle School is West Warwick High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Winman Junior High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F. Horgan School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Warwick West Warwick High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,009 student
    0.0 miles
    1 Webster Knight Drive
    West Warwick, RI 02893
    (401) 821-6596
    0.0 9-12 1,009
  • West Warwick John F. Horgan School
    Grades: K-4 | 551 students
    0.5 miles
    124 Providence Street
    West Warwick, RI 02893
    (401) 822-8449
    0.5 K-4 551
  • West Warwick Maisie E. Quinn School
    Grades: PK | 62 students
    1.2 miles
    1 Brown Street
    West Warwick, RI 02893
    (401) 822-8456
    1.2 PK 62
  • West Warwick Wakefield Hills El. School
    Grades: PK-4 | 403 students
    1.4 miles
    505 Wakefield Street
    West Warwick, RI 02893
    (401) 822-8452
    1.4 PK-4 403
  • Warwick Scott School
    Grades: K-6 | 289 students
    1.5 miles
    833 Centerville Road
    Warwick, RI 02886
    (401) 734-3585
    1.5 K-6 289

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