Block Island School



Block Island School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Block Island School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 9
1 8
2 6
3 5
4 6
5 10
6 9
7 12
8 12
9 14
10 6
11 7
12 8

Block Island School is a public elementary school located in Block Island, RI in the New Shoreham School District. It enrolls 112 students in grades 1st through 12th. Block Island School is the 181st largest public school in Rhode Island and the 52,607th largest nationally. It has 4.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 112
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.85

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Block Island School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 65
(58%)
65
(58%)
 Female 47
(42%)
47
(42%)

Block Island School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 94
(84%)
94
(84%)
 Hispanic 13
(12%)
13
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(3%)
3
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Block Island School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 94
(84%)
94
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(13%)
15
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
3
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Block Island School is ranked 181st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Block Island School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 49.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Block Island School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 138
2006 147
2007 146
2008 133
2009 126
2010 128
2011 114
2012 111
2013 112
2014 117
2015 112

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.3
2006 10.8
2007 6.8
2008 5.6
2009 5.5
2010 5.3
2011 4.4
2012 6.6
2013 6.8
2014 6.3
2015 4.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.079710144927536
2006 0.095238095238095
2007 0.095890410958904
2008 0.10526315789474
2009 0.11904761904762
2010 0.125
2011 0.087719298245614
2012 0.13513513513514
2013 0.10714285714286
2014 0.18803418803419
2015 0.16071428571429

Compare Block Island School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
490.0% 4.9:1
 
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.1%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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