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For the 2021 school year, there are 42 public schools in Providence School District, serving 23,909 students. Providence School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Rhode Island.
Public schools in Providence School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 36% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
The top ranked public schools in Providence School District are Classical High School, Vartan Gregorian El. School and Reservoir Avenue School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameProvidence School District
School District Phone Number(401) 456-9211
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
# of Schools42 Schools317 Schools
# of Students23,909 Students141,448 Students
# of Teachers1,610 Teachers10,583 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1

District Comparison

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 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 59 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Providence  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Providence  School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.550.60
# of American Indian Students239 Students1,047 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students1,102 Students4,687 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# of Hispanic Students15,468 Students35,924 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
25%
# of Black Students3,966 Students12,151 Students
% Black Students
16%
9%
# of White Students2,126 Students81,512 Students
% White Students
9%
58%
# of Hawaiian Students40 Students246 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students968 Students5,881 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3662,469
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,6859,994
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,70210,267
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,76610,389
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,78210,517
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,04210,936
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,88211,047
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,90810,830
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,72510,768
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,75810,937
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,99511,465
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,06811,302
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,74910,667
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,4819,860
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $19,806 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 $19,412 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$474 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of 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$464 MM$28 MM
This chart display total spending of 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$19,806$22,342
This chart display average revenue per public school student in 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$19,412$21,795
This chart display average spending per public school student in 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.

Providence School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Classical High School Math: 64% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    770 Westminster Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 456-9145

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
  • Vartan Gregorian El. School Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    455 Wickenden St.
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 456-9377

    Grades: K-5 | 368 students
  • Reservoir Avenue School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    156 Reservoir Avenue
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401) 456-9406

    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
  • Robert F. Kennedy El. School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    195 Nelson Street
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 456-9403

    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
  • William D'abate Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Kossuth Street
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 456-9416

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
  • Webster Avenue School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    191 Webster Avenue
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 456-9414

    Grades: K-5 | 337 students
  • Lillian Feinstein El. School Math: 21% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    159 Sackett Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401) 456-9407

    Grades: K-5 | 430 students
  • Leviton Dual Language School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    65 Greenwich Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401) 278-2872

    Grades: K-5 | 277 students
  • Asa Messer El. School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1655 Westminster Street
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 456-9401

    Grades: PK-4 | 527 students
  • Nathanael Greene Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    721 Chalkstone Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 456-9347

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,006 student
  • Pleasant View School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Obediah Brown Road
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 456-9325

    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
  • Times2 Academy Charter School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Fillmore Street
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 272-5094

    Grades: K-12 | 726 students
  • Veazie Street School Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    211 Veazie Street
    Providence, RI 02904
    (401) 453-8601

    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
  • Frank D. Spaziano Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85 Laurel Hill Avenue
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 456-9389

    Grades: 2-5 | 410 students
  • Harry Kizirian Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Camden Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 456-9369

    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
  • Anthony Carnevale Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Springfield Street
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 278-0554

    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
  • 360 High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    182 Thurbers Avenue
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 274-4603

    Grades: 9-11 | 195 students
  • Academy For Career Exploration Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    155 Harrison Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401) 456-1738

    Grades: 9-12 | 200 students
  • Evolutions High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    434 Mount Pleasant Avenue
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 274-1897

    Grades: 9-11 | 171 students
  • Central High School Math: 9% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    70 Fricker Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 456-9111

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,221 student
  • Nathan Bishop Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 Sessions Street
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 456-9344

    Grades: 6-8 | 700 students
  • E-cubed Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    812 Branch Avenue
    Providence, RI 02904
    (401) 456-0694

    Grades: 9-12 | 367 students
  • George J. West El. School Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    145 Beaufort Street
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 456-9337

    Grades: K-5 | 782 students
  • Alfred Lima Senior El School Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    222 Daboll Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401) 278-0504

    Grades: 2-5 | 542 students
  • Providence Career Technical Vocational School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    41 Fricker Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 456-9136

    Grades: 9-12 | 689 students
  • Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1450 Broad Street
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 456-9367

    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
  • Martin Luther King El. School Math: 7% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    35 Camp Street
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 456-9398

    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
  • Cornel Young & Charlotte Woods Math: 7% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    674 Prairie Avenue
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 278-0515

    Grades: K-5 | 627 students
  • Robert L. Bailey Iv Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    65 Gordon Avenue
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 456-1735

    Grades: K-5 | 409 students
  • W B Cooley & Academy Internationa Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    182 Thurbers Avenue
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 456-1781

    Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
  • Esek Hopkins Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    480 Charles Street
    Providence, RI 02904
    (401) 456-9203

    Grades: 6-8 | 544 students
  • Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    375 Adelaide Avenue
    Providence, RI 02907
    (401) 456-0676

    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
  • Hope High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    324 Hope Street
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 456-9161

    Grades: 9-12 | 995 students
  • Mount Pleasant High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    434 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 456-9181

    Grades: 9-12 | 963 students
  • West Broadway Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    29 Bainbridge Avenue
    Providence, RI 02909
    (401) 456-9102

    Grades: 5-8 | 478 students
  • Show 7 more public schools in Providence School District (out of 42 total schools)
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