Samuel Slater Middle School

  • Samuel Slater Middle School serves 739 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Samuel Slater Middle School's student population of 739 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samuel Slater Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samuel Slater Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#257 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
40%
8%
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White
20%
59%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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