Samuel Slater Middle School

281 Mineral Spring Avenue
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Samuel Slater Middle School serves 780 students in grades 6-8.
Samuel Slater 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 7% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Samuel Slater Middle School's student population of 780 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students780 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Samuel Slater 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 Samuel Slater Middle School is 0.72, 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
#271 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
25%
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Black
39%
9%
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White
22%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Samuel Slater Middle School is Blackstone Academy Charter (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Segue Institutional For Learning (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cunningham School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pawtucket Cunningham School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
    0.1 miles
    40 Baldwin Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6262
    0.1 K-5 491
  • Pawtucket Elizabeth Baldwin School Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
    0.4 miles
    50 Whitman Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6264
    0.4 K-5 670
  • Central Falls G. Harold Hunt School
    Grades: PK | 56 students
    0.8 miles
    12 Kendall Street
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 727-7720
    0.8 PK 56
  • Pawtucket Nathanael Greene School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    0.8 miles
    723 Central Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6260
    0.8 K-5 391
  • Pawtucket Blackstone Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    334 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 726-1750
    0.9 9-12 348

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