Top 10 Best Pawtucket Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 8,696 students in Pawtucket, RI (there are 7 private schools, serving 590 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Pawtucket, RI are educated in public schools (compared to the RI state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Pawtucket, RI are Jacqueline M. Walsh School, Flora S. Curtis School and Francis J. Varieur School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pawtucket, RI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 21%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Pawtucket have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Rhode Island public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Pawtucket, RI Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jacqueline M. Walsh School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
350 Divison Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 721-2148
Grades: 9-12
| 191 students
Rank: #22.
Flora S. Curtis School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
582 Benefit Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6252
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #33.
Francis J. Varieur School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
486 Pleasant Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6266
Grades: K-6
| 274 students
Rank: #44.
Curvin-mccabe School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
466 Cottage Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6258
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
Rank: #55.
International Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
334 Pleasant Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 721-0824
Grades: K-5
| 367 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Fallon Memorial School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
62 Lincoln Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6254
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Potter-burns School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
973 Newport Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6250
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #88.
Nathanael Greene School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
285 Smithfield Ave Pawtucket
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6260
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #99.
William E. Tolman High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Exchange Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,091 students
Rank: #1010.
Blackstone Charter
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
334 Pleasant Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 726-1750
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
Rank: #1111.
Lyman B. Goff Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
974 Newport Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 618 students
Rank: #1212.
Henry J. Winters School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
723 Central Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6272
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Agnes E. Little School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
60 South Bend Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6256
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Charles E. Shea High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
485 East Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6445
Grades: 9-12
| 925 students
Rank: #1515.
Elizabeth Baldwin School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Whitman Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6264
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #1616.
Cunningham School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 11%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Baldwin Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6262
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #1717.
Joseph Jenks Middle School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Division Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6520
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #1818.
Samuel Slater Middle School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
281 Mineral Spring Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6480
Grades: 6-8
| 697 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Pawtucket, Rhode Island Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
43 Webster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6296
Grades: 4-6
| 209 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Pawtucket, RI?
The top ranked public schools in Pawtucket, RI include Jacqueline M. Walsh School, Flora S. Curtis School and Francis J. Varieur School.
How many public schools are located in Pawtucket, RI?
18 public schools are located in Pawtucket, RI.
What percentage of students in Pawtucket, RI go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Pawtucket, RI are educated in public schools (compared to the RI state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Pawtucket, RI?
Pawtucket, RI public schools minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public schools average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Recent Articles

North Carolina Schools: History and Overview Of Wake County Schools
North Carolina Schools: History and Overview Of Wake County Schools
We review and analyze Wake County public schools, the largest school district in North Carolina and the 16th largest in the country.
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.