Middletown High School

  • Middletown High School serves 636 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Middletown High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Middletown High School's student population of 636 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middletown High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 284 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middletown High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Middletown High 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
24%
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Black
7%
8%
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White
73%
60%
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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 Middletown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.450.35
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middletown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMiddletown School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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