Samuel Slater Junior High School

281 Mineral Spring Avenue

Pawtucket, RI 02860

Tel: (401)729-6480
  • Samuel Slater Junior High School serves 684 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the RI average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Samuel Slater Junior High School operates within the Pawtucket School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 684 students has grown by 37% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students684 students
Samuel Slater Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Samuel Slater Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Samuel Slater Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSamuel Slater Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Samuel Slater Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Samuel Slater Junior High School American Indian Students (2002-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
31%
24%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
41%
8%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
19%
60%
Samuel Slater Junior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSamuel Slater Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownRI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.700.58
Samuel Slater Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
41%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Samuel Slater Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pawtucket School District's student population of 8,954 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,698 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,433 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePawtucket School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed8,9541,618
Pawtucket School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$120 MM$36 MM
Pawtucket School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$117 MM$35 MM
Pawtucket School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,698$18,095
Pawtucket School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,433$17,880
Pawtucket School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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