Lyman B. Goff Middle School

  • Lyman B. Goff Middle School serves 745 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower 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 34% (which is lower than 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 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Lyman B. Goff Middle School's student population of 745 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students745 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lyman B. Goff Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lyman B. Goff Middle School is 0.64, 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#211 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lyman B. Goff Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
25%
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Black
14%
8%
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White
51%
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 Lyman B. Goff Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.640.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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