Robert F. Kennedy El. School

195 Nelson Street
Providence, RI 02908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Robert F. Kennedy El. School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Robert F. Kennedy El. School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Robert F. Kennedy El. School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Robert F. Kennedy El. School's student population of 467 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Robert F. Kennedy El. School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Robert F. Kennedy El. School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#163 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
25%
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Black
19%
9%
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White
19%
58%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Robert F. Kennedy El. School is Mount Pleasant High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nathanael Greene Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Veazie Street School (0.8 miles away)
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