Joseph H. Gaudet School

  • Joseph H. Gaudet School serves 658 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 48% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Joseph H. Gaudet School's student population of 658 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph H. Gaudet School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph H. Gaudet School is 0.46, 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#128 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joseph H. Gaudet School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
6%
8%
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White
72%
59%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph H. Gaudet School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.460.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMiddletown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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