PROFICIENCY 24% 39% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 4 in Newport
  • Ranked #70 of 396 in Rhode Island
Proficiency Averages
39%Rhode Island

Frank E. Thompson Middle is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Newport School District" in Newport, RI. There are a total of 599 students and 52 teachers at Frank E. Thompson Middle, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1.

Frank E. Thompson Middle has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.5%, which is 39% lower than the Rhode Island average.

Frank E. Thompson Middle location


Student/Teacher ratio12:1


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Frank E. Thompson Middle, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Frank E. Thompson Middle race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictRhode IslandNational
White 47.4% 46.5% 60.3% 51.1%
Black 17.2% 21.2% 8.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.0% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.3% 20.3% 23.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.8% 1.8% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.5% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 12.4% 8.6% 4.1% 3.1%

Newport demographics profile

StatisticNewportRhode IslandNational
Population density (sq mi)3,2021,02191
Median age36.139.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%52%55%
Speak English87%78%79%
Speak Spanish8%12%13%

Education level achieved in Newport

IndexNewportRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%83.8%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%82.4%83.0%
Completed some college73.1%59.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.9%41.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.9%32.5%30.3%
Completed masters19.9%13.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Frank E. Thompson Middle data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.