Pocasset School

  • Pocasset School serves 256 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the RI average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Pocasset School operates within the Tiverton School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 256 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-4
Total Students256 students
Pocasset School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pocasset School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Pocasset School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePocasset School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Pocasset School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Pocasset School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
24%
Pocasset School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
8%
Pocasset School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
96%
60%
Pocasset School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Pocasset School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPocasset School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownRI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.080.58
Pocasset School Diversity Score (1989-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
41%
Pocasset School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Pocasset School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tiverton School District's student population of 1,856 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,552 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,677 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameTiverton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed1,8561,618
Tiverton School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$30 MM$36 MM
Tiverton School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$32 MM$35 MM
Tiverton School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,552$18,095
Tiverton School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,677$17,880
Tiverton School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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