Veterans Memorial Elementary School

  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School serves 498 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 13% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School's student population of 498 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Veterans Memorial Elementary School is 0.53, 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#253 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Hispanic
66%
25%
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Black
16%
8%
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White
13%
59%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Veterans Memorial Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.530.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Falls School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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