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Carl G. Lauro El. School

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Posted August 15, 2013

This school is literally the worst. The teachers don't care about the students or their wellbeing. They allow bullying & they don't pay attention the kids' needs. They don't care if your kid fails or not.. & if your kid is failing, they won't do anything about it or try & help the students. The principal & staff are all twofaced. They say one thing to you then do another. Point black period, this school isn't worth the stress. They treat the kids extremely poor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2012

This school is only the worst school ever! The teachers will allow your child to fail and not help them. They don't care about our children, all they care about is having a place to earn a lousy pay check. The staffs' communication system doesn't even exists. Please don't send your child to this school if you don't have to. If the State Board Of Education really cares, they would launch an investigation, the records speaks for themselves. They only have parent-teacher conferences when parents have to be at work or during the hours they have to be home to make sure the children gets in the house safely. There's too many problems with our children not being adequately cared for after school hours. As a single parent, I feel like schools like this one does not take into consideration that there are parents that want to be involved in their child's education, but the school does not make it possible for us to be there. This school is dirty, open to whatever and exposes our children to harm because of the lack of staff and security within the school, inside and out.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2011

This school is nothing like the school departmI expected. I was informed nye ent that tjis was one of the best schools in Providence, I disagree. This school is currently failing our children statistically and it is not impressive. Something needs to be done by the school department once it is found that a school is failing based on test scores, teacher quality and even parent involvement. Don't you care about our children?
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 60% in 2014.

161 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

157 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
50%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. 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.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2014.

159 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

153 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
34%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
14%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. 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.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

130 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
31%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
27%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

122 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
44%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 59% in 2014.

120 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
15%

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
29%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. 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.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Students30%
Female32%
Male27%
Black or African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino32%
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students28%
Not economically disadvantaged students50%
Title I30%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities34%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English39%
Not migrant30%

Reading

All Students43%
Female49%
Male37%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students41%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I43%
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)25%
Proficient in English58%
Not migrant43%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. 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.

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.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Students40%
Female39%
Male41%
Black or African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged students39%
Not economically disadvantaged students50%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English42%
Not migrant40%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 191%

Reading

All Students40%
Female46%
Male35%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
White (not Hispanic)31%
Economically disadvantaged students41%
Not economically disadvantaged students25%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities46%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English44%
Not migrant40%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 183%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. 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.

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.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Students31%
Female39%
Male26%
Black or African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students31%
Not economically disadvantaged students36%
Title I31%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities38%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English31%
Not migrant31%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 267%

Reading

All Students36%
Female48%
Male27%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students36%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I36%
Students with disabilities4%
Students without disabilities43%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English37%
Not migrant36%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 262%

Writing

All Students15%
Female22%
Male10%
Black or African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students14%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I15%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities18%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English14%
Not migrant15%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 228%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. 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.

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.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 74% 22%
Black 14% 8%
White 5% 64%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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