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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public schools in Jamestown School District, serving 488 students.
  • Public school in Jamestown School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 36% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 5% of public schools in Rhode Island.
  • The top ranked public schools in Jamestown School District are Jamestown School-melrose and Jamestown School-lawn. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Rhode Island public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameJamestown School District
School District Phone Number(401)423-7020
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
# of Schools2 Schools317 Schools
# of Students488 Students141,448 Students
# of Teachers44 Teachers10,583 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1

District Comparison

  • Jamestown School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 58 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jamestown  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jamestown  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.100.60
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,047 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students12 Students4,687 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# of Hispanic Students2 Students35,924 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
25%
# of Black Students5 Students12,151 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# of White Students462 Students81,512 Students
% White Students
95%
58%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student246 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students6 Students5,881 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:242,469
# of Students in Kindergarten:519,994
# of Students in 1st Grade:5210,267
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4310,389
# of Students in 3rd Grade:4310,517
# of Students in 4th Grade:5610,936
# of Students in 5th Grade:5911,047
# of Students in 6th Grade:5710,830
# of Students in 7th Grade:5010,768
# of Students in 8th Grade:5310,937
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 11,465
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 11,302
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 10,667
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 9,860
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $25,827 is higher than the state average of $23,224. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $26,798 is higher than the state average of $24,904. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$13 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jamestown  School District and average revenue for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$13 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Jamestown  School District and average spending for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,827$23,224
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jamestown  School District and average revenue per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$26,798$24,904
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jamestown  School District and average spending per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Jamestown School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Jamestown School-lawn Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 20%
    55 Lawn Avenue
    Jamestown, RI 02835
    (401)423-7010

    Grades: 5-8 | 219 students
  • Jamestown School-melrose Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 5%
    76 Melrose Avenue
    Jamestown, RI 02835
    (401)423-7020

    Grades: PK-4 | 269 students
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