Providence school information

IndexProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Average Test Scores35%61%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools6019379,235
Total private schools4511424,875
Total post-secondary schools9247,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Providence are 49% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 60 public schools in Providence.
  • 71.4% of people in Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.2% of people in Providence have completed high school.
  • 28.6% of people in Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Providence

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  • Academy For Career Exploration130 BroadwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 215 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Alan Shawn Feinstein Elem.1450 Broad StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 372 · Ratio: 20:136
  • Alfred Lima, Sr. El School222 Daboll StreetGrades: 02 - 05Students: 257 · Ratio: 15:135
  • Alfred Lima, Sr. El. Annex65 Greenwich StreetGrades: KG - 01Students: 198 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Anthony Carnevale Elementary50 Springfield StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 472 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Asa Messer El. School1655 Westminster StreetGrades: 02 - 05Students: 265 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Birch Vocational434 Mt. Pleasant AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 77 · Ratio: 9:10
  • Carl G. Lauro El. School99 Kenyon StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 784 · Ratio: 18:129
  • Central High School70 Fricker StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,161 · Ratio: 15:119
  • Charles N. Fortes Academy234 Daboll StreetGrades: 02 - 06Students: 36 · Ratio: 15:139
  • Classical High School770 Westminster StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,047 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Cornel Young & Charlotte Woods674 Prairie AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 313 · Ratio: 17:130
  • Dr. Jorge Alvarez Hs375 Adelaide AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 578 · Ratio: 14:116
  • E-Cubed Academy812 Branch AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 381 · Ratio: 15:133
  • Esek Hopkins Middle480 Charles StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 481 · Ratio: 13:133
  • Frank D. Spaziano Annex240 Laban StreetGrades: KG - 01Students: 199 · Ratio: 25:1n/a
  • Frank D. Spaziano Elem School85 Laurel Hill AvenueGrades: 02 - 05Students: 37 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • George J. West El. School145 Beaufort StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 663 · Ratio: 19:135
  • Gilbert Stuart Middle School188 Princeton AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 774 · Ratio: 15:127
  • Governor Christopher Delsesto152 Springfield StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 469 · Ratio: 15:128
  • Harry Kizirian Elementary60 Camden AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 531 · Ratio: 19:133
  • Highlander Charter42 Lexington AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 282 · Ratio: 12:157
  • Hope Arts School324 Hope StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 631 · Ratio: 14:118
  • Hope Information Technology324 Hope StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 554 · Ratio: 15:119
  • Lillian Feinstein El. School159 Sackett StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 457 · Ratio: 18:128
  • Martin Luther King El. School35 Camp StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 493 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Mary E. Fogarty El. School199 Oxford StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 447 · Ratio: 20:124
  • Metropolitan Career Tech Ctr325 Public StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 65 · Ratio: 11:127
  • Mount Pleasant High434 Mt. Pleasant AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,093 · Ratio: 14:113
  • Nathan Bishop Middle101 Sessions StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 502 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Nathanael Greene Middle721 Chalkstone AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 842 · Ratio: 17:152
  • Paul Cuffee Charter School459 Promenade StreetGrades: KG - 09Students: 559 · Ratio: 12:164
  • Pleasant View School50 Obadiah Brown RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 423 · Ratio: 12:134
  • Providence Career Technical41 Fricker StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 421 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • R.I. School For The DeafOne Corliss ParkGrades: PK - 12Students: 69 · Ratio: 4:13
  • Reservoir Avenue School156 Reservoir AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 269 · Ratio: 19:155
  • Rini Middle College150 Washington StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Robert F. Kennedy El. School195 Nelson StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 504 · Ratio: 19:159
  • Robert L. Bailey, Iv65 Gordon AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 407 · Ratio: 15:131
  • Roger Williams Middle278 Thurbers AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 72 · Ratio: 13:121
  • Times2 Academy50 Fillmore StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 642 · Ratio: 17:153
  • Trinity Academy Performing Art158 Messer StreetGrades: 07 - 07Students: 34 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Urban Collaborative Program75 Carpenter StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 142 · Ratio: 16:128
  • Vartan Gregorian El. School455 Wickenden St.Grades: PK - 05Students: 396 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Veazie Street School211 Veazie StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 553 · Ratio: 18:153
  • W B Cooley & Acad Internationa182 Thurbers AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 379 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Webster Avenue School191 Webster AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 332 · Ratio: 20:146
  • William D'Abate Elem. School60 Kossuth StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 415 · Ratio: 22:147

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Education level achieved in Providence

IndexProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade71.4%82.5%83.8%
Completed high school68.2%80.9%82.4%
Completed some college50.1%58.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%39.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.6%31.4%29.3%
Completed masters13.5%12.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.7%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.3%

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

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Tiverton, RI7,30074%8%
Pascoag, RI4,31071%3%
Warwick, RI82,06564%6%
Attleboro, MA43,77464%6%
Somerset, MA18,26263%7%
Providence, RI178,56235%49%

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Providence, RI178,56235%49%
Source: The Providence, RI education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.