North Providence High School

  • North Providence High School serves 967 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 40% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • North Providence 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 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%.

Top Placements

North Providence High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • North Providence High School's student population of 967 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students967 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Providence 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 increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Providence High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#199 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Providence High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
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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
20%
24%
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Black
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Providence High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
66%
60%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Providence High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.520.58
This chart display the diversity score of North Providence High School and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Providence High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Providence 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 NameNorth Providence School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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  • Providence Stephen Olney School
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  • Providence Birchwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 430 students
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  • North Providence James L. Mcguire School
    Grades: K-5 | 268 students
    0.6 miles
    55 Central Avenue
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    (401)233-1135
    0.6 K-5 268
  • Providence Joseph A. Whelan School
    Grades: K-5 | 261 students
    0.9 miles
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    Providence, RI 02904
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  • North Providence Centredale School
    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
    1.0 miles
    41 Angell Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401)233-1145
    1.0 PK-5 279

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I love this school, both of my boys actually like going to school now. The sports programs I feel are the best there. My youngest son is so busy with homework & sports practices that I hardly ever seen him some days. He's doing awsome in all of his classes and even wants to go to school everyday.
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5  
this is a school where people in it can feel comfortable around teachers and students as a former student all i can say is this school is the best. i've been to a lot of schools in my life most of them small, but when i stepped into this school i felt lost. it took me a few days to learn the ways around but i got the hang of it with a little help from my friends and the teachers. the sports teams are very competitive i remember going to the football games and watching the cheerleaders cheer unfortunatly i was only there for a short time and i had absolutely no time to try out. of corse beacause i was in a lot of other clubs they had. i leave you with this last comment if you are a freshman don't ask upper classman for directions,(the fourth floor isn't real.)
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