Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School (Closed 2012)

1655 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School served 603 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 26% (which was lower than the Rhode Island state average of 56%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 37% (which was lower than the Rhode Island state average of 71%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
26%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
37%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
7%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score
0.500.60
This chart display the diversity score of Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School is Sheila Skip Nowell (capital) (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Trinity Academy Performing Art (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Asa Messer El. School (0.4 miles away)
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