Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Rhode Island (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Rhode Island are Nayatt School, Community School and Jamestown School-melrose. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Barrington and North Kingstown.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Rhode Island is 27%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 33%.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Rhode Island (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Nayatt School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-3
400 Nayatt Road
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3175
Rank: #22.
Community School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 1%)
Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
15 Arnold Mills Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-5724
Rank: #33.
Jamestown School-melrose
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
76 Melrose Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02835
(401) 423-7020
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Clayville School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3 George Washington Highway
Clayville, RI 02815
(401) 647-4115
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Sowams Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-3
364 Sowams Road
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3180
Rank: #66.
Lincoln Central Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
1081 Great Road
Lincoln, RI 02865
(401) 334-2800
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Barrington Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
261 Middle Highway
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3160
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Forest Park El. School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
50 Woodlawn Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 541-6380
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Matunuck School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-4
380 Matunuck Beach Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 360-1234
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Primrose Hill School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-3
60 Middle Highway
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3170
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Raymond Laperche School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
11 Limerock Road
Smithfield, RI 02917
(401) 231-6652
Rank: #1212.
Narragansett Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
55 Mumford Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
(401) 792-9420
Rank: #1313.
James H. Eldredge School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65% (Top 10%)
Grades: 3-5
101 First Avenue
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 886-3246
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Myron J. Francis Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
64 Bourne Avenue
Rumford, RI 02916
(401) 435-7829
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Stony Lane El. School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
825 Stony Lane
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6540
Rank: #1616.
Hamilton School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65% (Top 5%)
Reading: 61% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
25 Salisbury Avenue
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6520
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Fogarty Memorial
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
736 Snake Hill Road
North Scituate, RI 02857
(401) 568-6211
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Fort Barton School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-4
99 Lawton Avenue
Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 624-6114
Rank: #1919.
Wickford Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 58% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
250 Tower Hill Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6470
Rank: #2020.
Hampden Meadows School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 10%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 4-5
297 New Meadow Road
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3166
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Ashaway Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-4
12a Hillside Avenue
Ashaway, RI 02804
(401) 377-2211
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Fishing Cove El. School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
110 Wickford Point Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6580
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Jamestown School-lawn
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 5-8
55 Lawn Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02835
(401) 423-7010
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Ranger School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-4
278 North Brayton Road
Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 624-8467
Rank: #21 - 2521. - 25.
Rockwell School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
1225 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 254-5930
Rank: #2626.
Ashton School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
130 Scott Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-0554
Rank: #2727.
Archie R. Cole MiddleSchool
(Math: 56% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 56% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
100 Cedar Avenue
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 398-1333
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Guiteras School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 45-49% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
35 Washington Street
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 254-5932
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
North Cumberland Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55% (Top 20%)
Reading: 59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
400 Nate Whipple Highway
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-6306
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Pleasant View Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 52% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
1000 Pleasant View Ave.
Smithfield, RI 02917
(401) 949-2058
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Washington Oak School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 58% (Top 10%)
Reading: 54% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
801 Read School House Road
Coventry, RI 02816
(401) 397-1976
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Howard Hathaway School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-4
53 Tallman Avenue
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 683-0500
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Kingston Hill Academy
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
850 Stony Fort Road
Saunderstown, RI 02874
(401) 783-8282
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Wakefield School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-4
101 High Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 360-1400
Rank: #3535.
Wilbur And Mcmahon Schools
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
28 Commons
Little Compton, RI 02837
(401) 592-0363
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