Potter-Burns School



Potter-Burns School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Potter-Burns School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 79
2 83
3 94
4 81
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Potter-Burns School is a public elementary school located in Pawtucket, RI in the Pawtucket School District. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Potter-Burns School is the 25th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 21,036th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.55

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Potter-Burns School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 264
(52%)
3,566
(51%)
 Female 245
(48%)
3,378
(49%)

Potter-Burns School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(61%)
2,489
(36%)
 Hispanic 105
(21%)
2,169
(31%)
 Black 55
(11%)
1,688
(24%)
 Two or More 29
(6%)
459
(7%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
78
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Potter-Burns School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(55%)
4,977
(72%)
 Not Eligible 193
(38%)
1,502
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(7%)
465
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Potter-Burns School is ranked 38th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potter-Burns School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.1%) 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.

Potter-Burns School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 511
2006 546
2007 542
2008 542
2009 564
2010 572
2011 564
2012 592
2013 518
2014 516
2015 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 22.8
2007 17.5
2008 17.5
2009 17.1
2010 17.9
2011 16.6
2012 19.1
2013 17.3
2014 16.9
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46575342465753
2006 0.47985347985348
2007 0.49261992619926
2008 0.48523985239852
2009 0.60283687943262
2010 0.60314685314685
2011 0.62056737588652
2012 0.61993243243243
2013 0.62741312741313
2014 0.58333333333333
2015 0.62082514734774

Compare Potter-Burns School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Potter-Burns School
Pawtucket, RI
Public KG - 05 509 15.6:1  
Goff Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 721 15.8:1 1 miles
Joseph Jenks Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 563 16.7:1 1 miles
Fallon Memorial School
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Public PK - 05 600 14.3:1 1 miles
Curvin-Mccabe School
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Public KG - 05 472 14.9:1 1 miles
Flora S. Curtis School
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Public PK - 05 374 12.9:1 1 miles
Francis J. Varieur School
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Public KG - 06 402 14.8:1 2 miles
International Charter School
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Public KG - 05 342 16.3:1 2 miles
Dayspring Christian Academy
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Private PK - 08 200 9:1 2 miles
Henry J. Winters School
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Public KG - 05 392 16.3:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 446 16:1 2 miles
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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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