Governor Aram J. Pothier School



Governor Aram J. Pothier School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Governor Aram J. Pothier School Students by Grade
PK 64
K 140
1 172
2 149
3 3
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Governor Aram J. Pothier School is a public elementary school located in Woonsocket, RI in the Woonsocket School District. It enrolls 528 students in grades 1st through 12th. Governor Aram J. Pothier School is the 21st largest public school in Rhode Island and the 19,375th largest nationally. It has 21.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 528
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5

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Governor Aram J. Pothier School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 284
(54%)
2,205
(51%)
 Female 244
(46%)
2,100
(49%)

Governor Aram J. Pothier School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 226
(43%)
1,962
(46%)
 Hispanic 187
(35%)
1,413
(33%)
 Black 49
(9%)
430
(10%)
 Asian 35
(7%)
246
(6%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
225
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
22
(1%)

Governor Aram J. Pothier School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(76%)
2,983
(69%)
 Not Eligible 109
(21%)
1,092
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
230
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Governor Aram J. Pothier School is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Governor Aram J. Pothier School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) is significantly 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.

Governor Aram J. Pothier School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 378
2007 420
2008 457
2009 486
2010 453
2011 480
2012 511
2013 480
2014 527
2015 528

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.4
2006 21
2007 14
2008 14.7
2009 16.2
2010 15.1
2011 15.5
2012 20.6
2013 20
2014 17.6
2015 21.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73887240356083
2006 0.75132275132275
2007 0.75
2008 0.76148796498906
2009 0.76748971193416
2010 0.7682119205298
2011 0.80208333333333
2012 0.80821917808219
2013 0.82708333333333
2014 0.82732447817837
2015 0.79356060606061

Compare Governor Aram J. Pothier School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Governor Aram J. Pothier School
Woonsocket, RI
Public PK - 03 528 21.6:1  
Good Shepherd Catholic School
Woonsocket, RI
Private 03 - 08 188 16:1 1 miles
Citizens Memorial School
Woonsocket, RI
Public 03 - 05 397 20.9:1 1 miles
Greater Woonsocket Catholic Regional School
Woonsocket, RI
Private PK - 08 333 14:1 1 miles
Leo A. Savoie School
Woonsocket, RI
Public KG - 05 453 21.6:1 1 miles
Woonsocket Middle School
Woonsocket, RI
Public 06 - 08 1,276 12.4:1 1 miles
Bernon Heights School
Woonsocket, RI
Public KG - 05 463 20.1:1 2 miles
South Elementary
Bellingham, MA
Public KG - 03 359 15.1:1 2 miles
Harris School
Woonsocket, RI
Public KG - 05 400 19:1 2 miles
Mount St Charles Academy
Woonsocket, RI
Private 06 - 12 629 17:1 2 miles
Kevin K. Coleman School
Woonsocket, RI
Public KG - 05 292 22.5:1 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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