George J. Peters School



George J. Peters School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George J. Peters School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 42
2 48
3 54
4 55
5 52
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George J. Peters School is a public elementary school located in Cranston, RI in the Cranston School District. It enrolls 347 students in grades 1st through 12th. George J. Peters School is the 84th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 37,312th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 347
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.55

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George J. Peters School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 185
(53%)
2,763
(51%)
 Female 162
(47%)
2,655
(49%)

George J. Peters School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 218
(63%)
3,048
(56%)
 Hispanic 88
(25%)
1,354
(25%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
261
(5%)
 Asian 13
(4%)
479
(9%)
 Black 12
(3%)
239
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
30
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

George J. Peters School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 176
(51%)
2,996
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(41%)
2,076
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(8%)
346
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, George J. Peters School is ranked 71st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George J. Peters School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.3%) is slightly 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.

George J. Peters School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 284
2006 285
2007 279
2008 339
2009 334
2010 321
2011 348
2012 350
2013 352
2014 328
2015 347

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 16.8
2007 10.8
2008 13.6
2009 13.9
2010 16
2011 16.6
2012 21.9
2013 21.3
2014 19.6
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25704225352113
2006 0.23157894736842
2007 0.32616487455197
2008 0.34808259587021
2009 0.38323353293413
2010 0.44548286604361
2011 0.39655172413793
2012 0.5
2013 0.40625
2014 0.46341463414634
2015 0.49279538904899

Compare George J. Peters School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
This School 49.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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