Providence Career Technical

  • Providence Career Technical serves 674 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Providence Career Technical's student population of 674 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Providence Career Technical's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Providence Career Technical is 0.45, 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#248 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
25%
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Black
14%
8%
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White
3%
59%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.36
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Graduation Rate85-89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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