Kent Heights School

  • Kent Heights School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

School Overview

  • Kent Heights School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kent Heights School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kent Heights School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#99 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
16%
8%
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White
61%
59%
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kent Heights School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.590.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Providence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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    1.2 miles
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  • East Providence Agnes B. Hennessey School
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    1.3 miles
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    East Providence, RI 02914
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