Potter-burns School

  • Potter-burns School serves 451 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

School Overview

  • Potter-burns School's student population of 451 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potter-burns School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potter-burns School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#139 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potter-burns 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potter-burns 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Potter-burns School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
8%
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White
61%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Potter-burns School and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potter-burns School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.570.36
This chart display the diversity score of Potter-burns School and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Potter-burns School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potter-burns School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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