North Providence School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,300 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 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameNorth Providence School District
School District Phone Number(401) 233-1100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
# of Schools8 Schools315 Schools
# of Students3,300 Students140,988 Students
# of Teachers243 Teachers10,547 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Rank

North Providence School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 58 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 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState 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
0.580.60
# of American Indian Students16 Students1,044 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students114 Students4,674 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# of Hispanic Students652 Students35,829 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
25%
# of Black Students372 Students12,090 Students
% Black Students
11%
9%
# of White Students2,003 Students81,243 Students
% White Students
61%
58%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a246 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students143 Students5,862 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:832,469
# of Students in Kindergarten:2079,930
# of Students in 1st Grade:20810,197
# of Students in 2nd Grade:21610,330
# of Students in 3rd Grade:20910,437
# of Students in 4th Grade:22610,844
# of Students in 5th Grade:23010,976
# of Students in 6th Grade:29610,806
# of Students in 7th Grade:29310,768
# of Students in 8th Grade:29810,937
# of Students in 9th Grade:30111,465
# of Students in 10th Grade:27811,302
# of Students in 11th Grade:23110,667
# of Students in 12th Grade:2249,860
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,625 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,342. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,880 is less than the state median of $21,795. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$62 MM$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$66 MM$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,625$22,342
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$19,880$21,795
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 2016-17 school year data.

Best North Providence School District Public Schools (2021)

  • 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 | 325 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 | 444 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 | 264 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Stephen Olney School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    622 Woonasquatucket Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 233-1160

    Grades: K-5 | 281 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 | 1,034 student
  • 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 | 443 students
  • Rank: #77.
    James L. Mcguire School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7 Waveland Street
    Johnston, RI 02919
    (401) 233-1135

    Grades: K-5 | 220 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 | 289 students
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