Claiborne Pell Elementary



Claiborne Pell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Claiborne Pell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 59
K 181
1 205
2 163
3 175
4 150
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Claiborne Pell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Newport, RI in the Newport School District. It enrolls 933 students in grades 1st through 12th. Claiborne Pell Elementary is the 1st largest public school in Rhode Island and the 1,960th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 933
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.1

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Claiborne Pell Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 468
(50%)
759
(49%)
 Female 465
(50%)
783
(51%)

Claiborne Pell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 401
(43%)
677
(44%)
 Hispanic 246
(26%)
396
(26%)
 Two or More 151
(16%)
211
(14%)
 Black 100
(11%)
198
(13%)
 American Indian 22
(2%)
31
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
11
(1%)

Claiborne Pell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 559
(60%)
917
(59%)
 Not Eligible 322
(35%)
535
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
90
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Claiborne Pell Elementary is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Claiborne Pell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.5%) is 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.

Claiborne Pell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 854
2014 890
2015 933

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 19.3
2014 17.2
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.64051522248244
2014 0.6314606741573
2015 0.65487674169346

Compare Claiborne Pell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.5%
 

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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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