Veterans Memorial Elementary School

  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 13% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Veterans Memorial Elementary 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Veterans Memorial Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School's student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Veterans Memorial Elementary 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 Veterans Memorial Elementary School is 0.60, which is equal to 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#262 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
59%
25%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
17%
58%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Falls School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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