Pawtucket School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 16 public schools in Pawtucket School District, serving 8,592 students.
  • Public school in Pawtucket School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 36% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
  • The top ranked public schools in Pawtucket School District are Jacqueline M. Walsh School, Francis J. Varieur School and Flora S. Curtis School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NamePawtucket School District
School District Phone Number(401)729-6300
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
# of Schools16 Schools317 Schools
# of Students8,592 Students141,448 Students
# of Teachers644 Teachers10,583 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1

District Comparison

  • Pawtucket 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 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pawtucket  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)
16%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pawtucket  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.
Graduation Rate
79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pawtucket  School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.720.60
# of American Indian Students51 Students1,047 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students108 Students4,687 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students2,340 Students35,924 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
25%
# of Black Students2,413 Students12,151 Students
% Black Students
28%
9%
# of White Students3,107 Students81,512 Students
% White Students
36%
58%
# of Hawaiian Students16 Students246 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students557 Students5,881 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1472,469
# of Students in Kindergarten:6599,994
# of Students in 1st Grade:68810,267
# of Students in 2nd Grade:68610,389
# of Students in 3rd Grade:75810,517
# of Students in 4th Grade:77310,936
# of Students in 5th Grade:82211,047
# of Students in 6th Grade:73210,830
# of Students in 7th Grade:75410,768
# of Students in 8th Grade:70210,937
# of Students in 9th Grade:49611,465
# of Students in 10th Grade:46911,302
# of Students in 11th Grade:43310,667
# of Students in 12th Grade:4739,860
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,698 in this school district is less 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 $13,433 is less 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$120 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pawtucket  School District and average revenue for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$117 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Pawtucket  School District and average spending for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,698$23,224
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pawtucket  School District and average revenue per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,433$24,904
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pawtucket  School District and average spending per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Pawtucket School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Agnes E. Little School Math: 16% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    60 South Bend Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6256

    Grades: K-5 | 397 students
  • Charles E. Shea High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    485 East Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6445

    Grades: 9-12 | 796 students
  • Cunningham School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    40 Baldwin Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6262

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
  • Curvin-mccabe School Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    466 Cottage Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401)729-6258

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Elizabeth Baldwin School Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    50 Whitman Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6264

    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
  • Fallon Memorial School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    62 Lincoln Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401)729-6254

    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
  • Flora S. Curtis School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    582 Benefit Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401)729-6252

    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
  • Francis J. Varieur School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    486 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6266

    Grades: K-6 | 379 students
  • Henry J. Winters School Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    481 Broadway
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6272

    Grades: K-5 | 411 students
  • Jacqueline M. Walsh School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    350 Divison Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)721-2148

    Grades: 9-12 | 188 students
  • Joseph Jenks Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    350 Division Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6520

    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
  • Lyman B. Goff Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    974 Newport Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401)729-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 748 students
  • Nathanael Greene School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    723 Central Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401)729-6260

    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
  • Potter-burns School Math: 34% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Top 50%
    973 Newport Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401)729-6250

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Samuel Slater Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 7%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    281 Mineral Spring Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6480

    Grades: 6-8 | 780 students
  • William E. Tolman High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    150 Exchange Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401)729-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 887 students
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