Potter-burns School

Potter-burns School serves 452 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Potter-burns School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 41% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Potter-burns School's student population of 452 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Potter-burns School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Potter-burns School is 0.58, 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
#138 out of 287 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
25%
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Black
14%
9%
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White
61%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Potter-burns School is Jacqueline M. Walsh School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lyman B. Goff Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pawtucket Lyman B. Goff Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 748 students
    0.0 miles
    974 Newport Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6500
    0 6-8 748
  • Pawtucket Curvin-mccabe School Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    0.7 miles
    466 Cottage Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6258
    0.7 K-5 452
  • Pawtucket Flora S. Curtis School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
    0.8 miles
    582 Benefit Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6252
    0.8 PK-5 357
  • Pawtucket Agnes E. Little School Math: 16% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 397 students
    1.0 miles
    60 South Bend Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6256
    1 K-5 397
  • Pawtucket Fallon Memorial School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
    1.0 miles
    62 Lincoln Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6254
    1 PK-5 579

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