41 Fricker Street
Providence, RI 02903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Providence Career Technical serves 689 students in grades 9-12.
Providence Career Technical placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Providence Career Technical's student population of 689 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Providence Career Technical is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Providence Career Technical is 0.43, 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.
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State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#266 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
74%
25%
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Black
13%
9%
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White
3%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 689 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in RI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 50%)

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