Joseph A. Whelan School



Joseph A. Whelan School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph A. Whelan School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 43
2 47
3 40
4 48
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph A. Whelan School is a public elementary school located in North Providence, RI in the North Providence School District. It enrolls 261 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joseph A. Whelan School is the 142nd largest public school in Rhode Island and the 44,715th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 16

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Joseph A. Whelan School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 131
(50%)
1,302
(52%)
 Female 130
(50%)
1,224
(48%)

Joseph A. Whelan School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 168
(64%)
1,561
(62%)
 Hispanic 48
(18%)
508
(20%)
 Black 24
(9%)
262
(10%)
 Two or More 12
(5%)
96
(4%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
88
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Joseph A. Whelan School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 171
(66%)
1,473
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(30%)
891
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
162
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Joseph A. Whelan School is ranked 115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joseph A. Whelan School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.5%) is 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.

Joseph A. Whelan School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 192
2006 174
2007 183
2008 182
2009 192
2010 199
2011 209
2012 243
2013 254
2014 260
2015 261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.3
2006 15.8
2007 10.2
2008 10.1
2009 10.1
2010 10
2011 9.5
2012 12.1
2013 12.6
2014 16.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28645833333333
2006 0.25287356321839
2007 0.19125683060109
2008 0.3956043956044
2009 0.28125
2010 0.25628140703518
2011 0.33014354066986
2012 0.36213991769547
2013 0.45669291338583
2014 0.44615384615385
2015 0.3448275862069

Compare Joseph A. Whelan School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.5%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 261 16.3:1  
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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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