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Providence School District

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797 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02903
Providence County
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PH: (401) 456-9211

  • Grades PK-12
  • 23,518 students
  • 54 schools

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 NECAP Results

Scale: % at and above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 52% (2014)
 50% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 41% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

Math
 33% (2014)
 35% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 45% (2014)
 46% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 37% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

Science
 17% (2013)
 18% (2012)
The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

Math
 43% (2014)
 43% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 26% (2008)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 46% (2014)
 40% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 43% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

Writing
 35% (2014)
 32% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 37% (2010)
 36% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 59% in 2014.

Math
 37% (2014)
 38% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 34% (2008)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 47% (2014)
 48% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 36% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

Math
 36% (2014)
 39% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 30% (2010)
 29% (2008)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 46% (2014)
 46% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 41% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

Math
 34% (2014)
 28% (2013)
 24% (2012)
 28% (2011)
 29% (2010)
 26% (2008)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 57% (2014)
 52% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 37% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Science
 9% (2013)
 5% (2012)
The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

Writing
 46% (2014)
 31% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 29% (2010)
 20% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 65% in 2014.

Math
 34% (2014)
 31% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 27% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 25% (2008)
The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11

Reading
 56% (2014)
 56% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 44% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

Science
 9% (2013)
 11% (2012)
The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

Writing
 38% (2014)
 36% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 29% (2010)
 26% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 50% in 2014.

Math
 15% (2014)
 12% (2013)
 11% (2012)
 11% (2011)
 15% (2010)
 9% (2008)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science.
  • The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 NECAP Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at and above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students52%
Female59%
Male47%
Black or African American55%
Asian60%
Hispanic or Latino48%
Multiracial58%
American Indian or Alaskan Native40%
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Not economically disadvantaged students73%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)34%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant52%

MathThis District
All Students33%
Female33%
Male34%
Black or African American27%
Asian39%
Hispanic or Latino33%
Multiracial31%
American Indian or Alaskan Native20%
White (non-Hispanic)54%
Economically disadvantaged students32%
Not economically disadvantaged students52%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities37%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English36%
Non-migrant33%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Female51%
Male41%
Black or African American44%
Asian52%
Hispanic or Latino42%
Multiracial51%
American Indian or Alaskan Native46%
White (non-Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged students43%
Not economically disadvantaged students60%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant45%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 180%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 280%

MathThis District
All Students43%
Female45%
Male42%
Black or African American41%
Asian58%
Hispanic or Latino40%
Multiracial47%
American Indian or Alaskan Native31%
White (non-Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged students42%
Not economically disadvantaged students55%
Title I43%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities49%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)25%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant43%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 177%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 280%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students46%
Female51%
Male42%
Black or African American49%
Asian58%
Hispanic or Latino42%
Multiracial50%
American Indian or Alaskan Native47%
White (non-Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged students45%
Not economically disadvantaged students56%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities53%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant46%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 146%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 256%

WritingThis District
All Students35%
Female45%
Male27%
Black or African American34%
Asian53%
Hispanic or Latino34%
Multiracial44%
American Indian or Alaskan Native16%
White (non-Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged students33%
Not economically disadvantaged students50%
Title I36%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities41%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant35%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 139%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 240%

MathThis District
All Students37%
Female38%
Male35%
Black or African American31%
Asian55%
Hispanic or Latino35%
Multiracial46%
American Indian or Alaskan Native26%
White (non-Hispanic)49%
Economically disadvantaged students35%
Not economically disadvantaged students48%
Title I37%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant37%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 144%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 252%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female54%
Male41%
Black or African American47%
Asian56%
Hispanic or Latino44%
Multiracial48%
American Indian or Alaskan Native54%
White (non-Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged students46%
Not economically disadvantaged students55%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities55%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant47%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 150%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 244%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female38%
Male33%
Black or African American32%
Asian44%
Hispanic or Latino34%
Multiracial31%
American Indian or Alaskan Native41%
White (non-Hispanic)52%
Economically disadvantaged students35%
Not economically disadvantaged students40%
Title I36%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant36%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 130%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 241%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students46%
Female49%
Male44%
Black or African American49%
Asian64%
Hispanic or Latino41%
Multiracial43%
American Indian or Alaskan Native7%
White (non-Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged students42%
Not economically disadvantaged students61%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)5%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant46%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female34%
Male34%
Black or African American29%
Asian57%
Hispanic or Latino30%
Multiracial35%
American Indian or Alaskan Native7%
White (non-Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged students30%
Not economically disadvantaged students52%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities39%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)2%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant34%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female61%
Male52%
Black or African American59%
Asian67%
Hispanic or Latino51%
Multiracial62%
American Indian or Alaskan Native46%
White (non-Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged students54%
Not economically disadvantaged students64%
Title I57%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities64%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)10%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant57%

WritingThis District
All Students46%
Female56%
Male37%
Black or African American48%
Asian55%
Hispanic or Latino41%
Multiracial64%
American Indian or Alaskan Native42%
White (non-Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged students44%
Not economically disadvantaged students55%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities12%
Students without disabilities53%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)9%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant46%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female33%
Male35%
Black or African American33%
Asian40%
Hispanic or Latino30%
Multiracial45%
American Indian or Alaskan Native31%
White (non-Hispanic)53%
Economically disadvantaged students31%
Not economically disadvantaged students44%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities40%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant34%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female60%
Male54%
Black or African American52%
Asian56%
Hispanic or Latino53%
Multiracial73%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged students56%
Not economically disadvantaged students56%
Title I57%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities63%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)2%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant56%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 147%

WritingThis District
All Students38%
Female43%
Male34%
Black or African American33%
Asian44%
Hispanic or Latino37%
Multiracial33%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White (non-Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged students37%
Not economically disadvantaged students42%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)7%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant38%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 121%

MathThis District
All Students15%
Female14%
Male17%
Black or African American9%
Asian25%
Hispanic or Latino10%
Multiracial15%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White (non-Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged students12%
Not economically disadvantaged students23%
Title I15%
Students with disabilities3%
Students without disabilities17%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English17%
Non-migrant15%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 111%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science.
  • The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Rhode Island: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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