PROFICIENCY 72% 115% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Rhode Island

Classical High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Providence" in Providence, RI. There are a total of 1,118 students and 51 teachers at Classical High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 530 free lunch students and 175 reduced lunch students.

Classical High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 71.5%, which is 115% higher than the Rhode Island average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch530
Reduced lunch175


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 Classical High School, 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 School55-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School88%

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.

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Classical High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictRhode IslandNational
Caucasian 26.5% 8.5% 60.8% 51.1%
African American 16.3% 17.5% 8.1% 15.9%
Asian 8.1% 5.0% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.1% 64.8% 23.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 1.0% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 3.1% 4.0% 3.1%

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Providence demographics profile

StatisticProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Population density (sq mi)9,72068091
Median age29.439.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%52%55%
Speak English51%78%79%
Speak Spanish37%12%13%

Education level achieved in Providence

IndexProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade74.5%83.8%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%82.4%83.0%
Completed some college50.9%59.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%41.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.4%32.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%13.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Classical High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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