1351 West Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Melville School serves 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Melville School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Melville School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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School Overview

Melville School's student population of 335 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Melville School is ranked within the top 10% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Melville School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#29 out of 290 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
28%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
79%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 335 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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