North Providence School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,460 students in North Providence School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
Public Schools in North Providence School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in North Providence School District are Greystone School, Birchwood Middle School and Joseph A. Whelan School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. North Providence School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Rhode Island.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

North Providence School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Rhode Island for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
North Providence School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (RI)
# Schools
8 Schools
314 Schools
# Students
3,460 Students
137,385 Students
# Teachers
260 Teachers
10,519 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

North Providence School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 59 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (RI)
Overall District Rank
#34 out of 60 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Providence  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Providence  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Providence  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of North Providence  School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.63
# American Indian Students
12 Students
1,129 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
120 Students
4,504 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
812 Students
38,106 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
28%
# Black Students
477 Students
12,091 Students
% Black Students
14%
9%
# White Students
1,850 Students
74,341 Students
% White Students
54%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
205 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
187 Students
6,677 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
58
2,219
# Students in K Grade:
236
8,942
# Students in 1st Grade:
256
9,825
# Students in 2nd Grade:
237
9,886
# Students in 3rd Grade:
241
9,920
# Students in 4th Grade:
232
10,108
# Students in 5th Grade:
255
10,251
# Students in 6th Grade:
259
10,387
# Students in 7th Grade:
285
10,741
# Students in 8th Grade:
294
11,000
# Students in 9th Grade:
271
11,354
# Students in 10th Grade:
281
11,276
# Students in 11th Grade:
285
10,852
# Students in 12th Grade:
270
10,624
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,104 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,917. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,365 is less than the state median of $20,830. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (RI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$63 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Providence  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$64 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of North Providence  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,104
$20,917
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Providence  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,365
$20,830
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Providence  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best North Providence School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greystone School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Morgan Avenue
North Providence, RI 02911
(401) 233-1130
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #22.
Birchwood Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10 Birchwood Drive
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1120
Grades: 6-8
| 426 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Joseph A. Whelan School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1180
Grades: K-5
| 257 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Stephen Olney School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1378 Douglas Avenue, North Pro
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1160
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #55.
North Providence High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1828 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,107 students
Rank: #66.
Dr. Edward Ricci School
Math: 25% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
51 Intervale Avenue
North Providence, RI 02911
(401) 233-1170
Grades: 6-8
| 412 students
Rank: #77.
James L. Mcguire School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Central Avenue, North Provi
North Providence, RI 02911
(401) 233-1135
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #88.
Centredale School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
41 Angell Avenue
North Providence, RI 02911
(401) 233-1145
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • North Providence School District
  • 2240 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI, 02911
  • (401) 233-1100
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in RI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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