Raices Dual Language Academy

135 Hunt Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 247 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Raices Dual Language Academy ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in RI
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Raices Dual Language Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Raices Dual Language Academy's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
247 students
This chart display total students of Raices Dual Language Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Raices Dual Language Academy
Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Raices Dual Language Academy by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Raices Dual Language Academy by grade.

School Rankings

Raices Dual Language Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Raices Dual Language Academy is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
#273 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
≤5%
23%
6-9%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Raices Dual Language Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
12%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Raices Dual Language Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
74%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Raices Dual Language Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Raices Dual Language Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
8%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Raices Dual Language Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Raices Dual Language Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Raices Dual Language Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
0.43
This chart display the diversity score of Raices Dual Language Academy and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Raices Dual Language Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Raices Dual Language Academy's ranking?
Raices Dual Language Academy is ranked #273 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
How many students attend Raices Dual Language Academy?
247 students attend Raices Dual Language Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Raices Dual Language Academy students are Hispanic, 12% of students are American Indian, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Raices Dual Language Academy?
Raices Dual Language Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does Raices Dual Language Academy offer ?
Raices Dual Language Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Raices Dual Language Academy part of?
Raices Dual Language Academy is part of Central Falls School District.

School Reviews

Review Raices Dual Language Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Discover how AP courses empower students to pursue college-level studies, earn college credits, and stand out in the competitive admissions landscape.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Quick Links