East Providence school information

IndexEast ProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Average Test Scores28%33%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools919379,221
Total private schools711424,874
Total post-secondary schools1247,963
The East Providence, RI educational system consists of 9 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. East Providence public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 16% lower than than the Rhode Island average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of East Providence public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Rhode Island and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.1% have completed high school, 25.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in East Providence are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in East Providence.
  • 79.0% of people in East Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.1% of people in East Providence have completed high school.
  • 25.9% of people in East Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in East Providence

IndexEast ProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade79.0%83.8%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%82.4%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%59.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%41.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.9%32.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%13.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in East Providence (high school & post-secondary)

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Norton Center, MA2,73282%67%
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Attleboro, MA44,12158%18%
Melville, RI1,37057%16%
Taunton, MA56,50451%3%
East Providence, RI47,26028%43%

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East Providence, RI47,26028%43%
Source: The East Providence, RI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.