Webster Avenue School

191 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Webster Avenue School serves 337 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Webster Avenue 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 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Webster Avenue School's student population of 337 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Webster Avenue 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 Webster Avenue School is 0.47, 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
#192 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
72%
25%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
9%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Webster Avenue School is Sheila Skip Nowell (capital) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Trinity Academy Performing Art (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frank D. Spaziano Annex (0.5 miles away)
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