Roger Williams Middle School

278 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Roger Williams Middle School serves 797 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 4% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Roger Williams Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Roger Williams Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Roger Williams Middle School's student population of 797 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students797 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Roger Williams Middle 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 Roger Williams Middle School is 0.52, which is less 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
#285 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
67%
25%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
6%
58%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Roger Williams Middle School is W B Cooley & Academy Internationa (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Highlander Charter (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornel Young & Charlotte Woods (0.2 miles away)
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