Providence School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 22,115 students in Providence School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
Public Schools in Providence School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Providence School District are Classical High School, Reservoir Avenue School and Leviton Dual Language School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Providence School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Rhode Island.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
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
41 Schools
314 Schools
# Students
22,115 Students
137,385 Students
# Teachers
1,605 Teachers
10,519 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

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 74% has increased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (RI)
Overall District Rank
#53 out of 60 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Providence  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
30%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of 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
0.52
0.63
# American Indian Students
188 Students
1,129 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
865 Students
4,504 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
14,897 Students
38,106 Students
% Hispanic Students
67%
28%
# Black Students
3,402 Students
12,091 Students
% Black Students
15%
9%
# White Students
1,760 Students
74,341 Students
% White Students
8%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
33 Students
205 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
970 Students
6,677 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
258
2,219
# Students in K Grade:
1,236
8,942
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,592
9,825
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,664
9,886
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,653
9,920
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,657
10,108
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,735
10,251
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,682
10,387
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,841
10,741
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,725
11,000
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,904
11,354
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,930
11,276
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,651
10,852
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,587
10,624
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,185 is higher than the state median of $20,917. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,486 is less than the state median of $20,830. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (RI)
Total Revenue
$469 MM
$29 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$453 MM
$29 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,185
$20,917
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,486
$20,830
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Providence School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Classical High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
770 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9145
Grades: 9-12
| 1,115 students
Rank: #22.
Reservoir Avenue School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
156 Reservoir Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-9406
Grades: K-5
| 264 students
Rank: #33.
Leviton Dual Language School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Greenwich Street
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 278-2872
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #44.
Vartan Gregorian El. School
Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
455 Wickenden St.
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9377
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
Rank: #55.
Robert F. Kennedy El. School
Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
195 Nelson Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9403
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #66.
William D'abate Elem. School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Kossuth Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9416
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #77.
Webster Avenue School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9414
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
Rank: #88.
Nathanael Greene Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
721 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9347
Grades: 6-8
| 943 students
Rank: #99.
Frank D. Spaziano Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
85 Laurel Hill Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9389
Grades: 2-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1010.
Robert L. Bailey Iv
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Gordon Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-1735
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Asa Messer El. School
Math: 15% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1655 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9401
Grades: PK-4
| 498 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Veazie Street School
Math: 15% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Veazie Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 453-8601
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 388 students
Rank: #1414.
Lillian Feinstein El. School
Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
159 Sackett Street
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-9407
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #1515.
Nathan Bishop Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
101 Sessions Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9344
Grades: 6-8
| 646 students
Rank: #1616.
Martin Luther King El. School
Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Camp Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9398
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #1717.
Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-9367
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1818.
George J. West El. School
Math: 8% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
145 Beaufort Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9337
Grades: K-5
| 635 students
Rank: #1919.
Anthony Carnevale Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
50 Springfield Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 278-0554
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Alfred Lima Sr. El School
Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Daboll Street
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 278-0504
Grades: 2-5
| 454 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
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
| 671 students
Rank: #2222.
360 High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
182 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 274-4603
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Esek Hopkins Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
480 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 456-9203
Grades: 6-8
| 518 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Harry Kizirian Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Camden Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9369
Grades: K-5
| 527 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Carl G. Lauro El. School
Math: 9% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
99 Kenyon Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9391
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Cornel Young & Charlotte Woods
Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
674 Prairie Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 278-0515
Grades: K-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2727.
West Broadway Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
29 Bainbridge Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9102
Grades: 5-8
| 504 students
Rank: #2828.
Mary E. Fogarty El. School
Math: 4% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
199 Oxford Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-9381
Grades: K-5
| 401 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
E-cubed Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
812 Branch Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 456-0694
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Hope High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
324 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9161
Grades: 9-12
| 949 students
Rank: #3131.
Central High School
Math: 2% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Fricker St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9111
Grades: 9-12
| 1,200 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
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
| 737 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Roger Williams Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-9355
Grades: 6-8
| 757 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
W B Cooley & Academy Internationa
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
182 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-1781
Grades: 9-12
| 386 students
Rank: #3535.
Governor Christopher Delsesto
Math: 5% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
152 Springfield Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 278-0557
Grades: 6-8
| 872 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Providence
  • 797 Westminster Street, Providence, RI, 02903
  • (401) 456-9211
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 22,115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in RI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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