Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School

  • Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School serves 587 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher 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 41% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School's student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School is 0.22, which is less 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#122 out of 287 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
88%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmithfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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