Melville School

Melville School serves 354 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Melville School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher 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 60-64% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Melville School's student population of 354 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Melville School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Melville School is 0.29, 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
#29 out of 287 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
84%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortsmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Melville School is Portsmouth High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Portsmouth Middle School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portsmouth Portsmouth Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 729 students
    1.9 miles
    125 Jepson Lane
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 849-3700
    1.9 5-8 729
  • Portsmouth Portsmouth High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 888 students
    2.4 miles
    120 Education Lane
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 683-2124
    2.4 9-12 888
  • Portsmouth Howard Hathaway School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 450 students
    2.9 miles
    53 Tallman Avenue
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 683-0500
    2.9 K-4 450
  • Middletown Forest Avenue School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 362 students
    3.9 miles
    315 Forest Avenue
    Middletown, RI 02842
    (401) 849-9434
    3.9 K-3 362
  • Middletown The Pell Annex @ John F. Kenne
    Grades: PK | 48 students
    4.2 miles
    740 West Main Road
    Middletown, RI 02842
    (401) 619-3162
    4.2 PK 48

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