The Learning Community



The Learning Community Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Learning Community Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 63
2 63
3 63
4 63
5 64
6 60
7 58
8 59
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

The Learning Community is a public elementary school located in Central Falls, RI in the Learning Community School District. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. The Learning Community is the 18th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 16,979th largest nationally. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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The Learning Community Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 293
(53%)
293
(53%)
 Female 263
(47%)
263
(47%)

The Learning Community Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 456
(82%)
456
(82%)
 Black 67
(12%)
67
(12%)
 White 21
(4%)
21
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

The Learning Community Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 424
(76%)
424
(76%)
 Not Eligible 70
(13%)
70
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(11%)
62
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, The Learning Community is ranked 12th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of The Learning Community students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 49.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

The Learning Community Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 165
2006 223
2007 280
2008 344
2009 404
2010 471
2011 534
2012 561
2013 558
2014 561
2015 556

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 165
2006 17.2
2007 17.5
2008 15
2009 13.9
2010 12.1
2011 11.1
2012 13.7
2013 13
2014 12.8
2015 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90909090909091
2006 0.88340807174888
2007 0.875
2008 0.84883720930233
2009 0.85643564356436
2010 0.88535031847134
2011 0.89513108614232
2012 0.90196078431373
2013 0.87455197132616
2014 0.86274509803922
2015 0.87410071942446

Compare The Learning Community to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
The Learning Community
Central Falls, RI
Public KG - 08 556 11.3:1  
Blackstone Valley Prep
Central Falls, RI
Public 05 - 08 331 10.5:1 1 miles
Henry J. Winters School
Pawtucket, RI
Public KG - 05 392 16.3:1 1 miles
Blackstone Valley Prep E. 2
Cumberland, RI
Public KG - 04 410 9.3:1 1 miles
Calcutt Middle School
Central Falls, RI
Public 05 - 08 719 14.7:1 1 miles
G. Harold Hunt School
Central Falls, RI
Public PK - KG 168 11.4:1 1 miles
Ella Risk School
Central Falls, RI
Public 01 - 04 406 12.3:1 1 miles
Margaret I. Robertson School
Central Falls, RI
Public KG - KG 194 12.4:1 1 miles
Veterans Memorial Elementary
Central Falls, RI
Public 01 - 04 491 14:1 1 miles
Segue Inst for Learning
Central Falls, RI
Public 06 - 08 238 13.2:1 1 miles
Dayspring Christian Academy
South Attleboro, MA
Private PK - 08 200 9:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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