Melville School



Melville School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melville School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 70
1 57
2 72
3 71
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melville School is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, RI in the Portsmouth School District. It enrolls 296 students in grades 1st through 12th. Melville School is the 115th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 41,920th largest nationally. It has 11.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 296
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.33

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Melville School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 163
(55%)
830
(53%)
 Female 133
(45%)
735
(47%)

Melville School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(81%)
1,400
(89%)
 Hispanic 27
(9%)
71
(5%)
 Black 14
(5%)
40
(3%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
24
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
28
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Melville School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 243
(82%)
1,326
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(14%)
190
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(4%)
49
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Melville School is ranked 145th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melville School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.9%) is significantly 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.

Melville School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 318
2006 306
2007 326
2008 352
2009 361
2010 349
2011 334
2012 310
2013 306
2014 294
2015 296

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.3
2006 18
2007 13
2008 12.8
2009 12
2010 14
2011 12.4
2012 13.5
2013 14.6
2014 14.5
2015 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.044025157232704
2006 0.058823529411765
2007 0.052147239263804
2008 0.051136363636364
2009 0.077562326869806
2010 0.10028653295129
2011 0.11676646706587
2012 0.13225806451613
2013 0.16666666666667
2014 0.19727891156463
2015 0.17905405405405

Compare Melville School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.9%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Melville School
Portsmouth, RI
Public PK - 03 296 11.2:1  
The Bradley School
Portsmouth, RI
Private 01 - 12 78 7:1 2 miles
St Philomena School
Portsmouth, RI
Private PK - 08 432 14:1 2 miles
The Pennfield School
Portsmouth, RI
Private PK - 08 174 6:1 3 miles
Portsmouth Middle School
Portsmouth, RI
Public 04 - 08 908 15.4:1 3 miles
Howard Hathaway School
Portsmouth, RI
Public KG - 03 361 15:1 3 miles
Joseph Gaudet Academy
Middletown, RI
Public 04 - 04 192 15.6:1 5 miles
All Saints Academy
Middletown, RI
Private PK - 08 131 10:1 5 miles
Silveira Kindergarten & Nursery School
Middletown, RI
Private PK - KG 58 1:1 5 miles
Forest Avenue School
Middletown, RI
Public KG - 03 313 14.6:1 5 miles
Fort Barton School
Tiverton, RI
Public KG - 04 233 14.7:1 5 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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