Waddington School

  • Waddington School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher 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 45-49% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

School Overview

  • Waddington School's student population of 480 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waddington School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waddington School is 0.29, which is less 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#76 out of 284 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waddington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
25%
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Black
4%
8%
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White
84%
59%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waddington School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.290.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waddington School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Providence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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