Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School

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407 Students
55 Teachers

375 Adelaide Avenue
Providence, RI, 02907
(401) 456-0676
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This is a Public School in the Providence District under Superintendent Chris Maher and Principal Janice Hawkins. * In 2008-09, this school was renamed from Adelaide High School.

Student Achievement

Accountability

Measurements of school and district performance required by No Child Left Behind. Learn more

Accountability Year Classification Details
Accountability Summary and Classification 2013-14 Priority view details
PARCC Assessments

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers: a statewide exam in Math and English Language Arts/Literacy. Learn more

PARCC Assessments Year Met or Exceeded This School Met or Exceeded Statewide Details
ELA/Literacy Grade 9 2014-15 17% 33% view details
ELA/Literacy Grade 10 2014-15 22% 31% view details
Algebra I 2014-15 too few data 25% view details
Geometry 2014-15 too few data 14% view details
NECAP Assessments

New England Common Assessment Program: a statewide exam in Math, Reading, Writing, and Science. Learn more

NECAP Assessments Year % Proficient School % Proficient State Details
11th Grade Math 2013-14 5% 35% view details
11th Grade Reading 2013-14 50% 81% view details
11th Grade Writing 2013-14 41% 66% view details
11th Grade Science 2014-15 1% 32% view details
SAT Exams (High School)

Scholastic Aptitude Test: an optional college entrance exam. Learn more

SAT Exams (High School) Year This School Statewide Nationwide Details
Mathematics Average (out of 800) 2014-15 368 481 511
Reading Average (out of 800) 2014-15 370 480 495
Writing Average (out of 800) 2014-15 358 468 484
AP Exams (High School)

Advance Placement Exams: optional subject-specific exams for college credit. Learn more

AP Exams (High School) Year This School Statewide Details
Number of Exams Taken 2014-15 68 7307
Number of Students to Take an Exam 2014-15 49 4690
Exams Scored at College-Level Mastery 2014-15 10 4241
% Scored at College-Level Mastery 2014-15 15% 58%

Teaching

Qualifications and Teacher-Student Ratio

Records of teacher certification, qualification requirements, and teacher-student ratios. Learn more

Qualifications and Teacher-Student Ratio Year This School Statewide Details
Teachers with Emergency Certification 2013-14 2% 1%
Classes Taught by Not Highly Qualified Teachers (All Schools) 2013-14 0% 1%
Teacher-Student Ratio (All Teachers) 2013-14 1:9 1:9
Teacher-Student Ratio (Classroom Teachers) 2013-14 1:12 1:14

Families and Communities

Student Characteristics

Student demographic information. Learn more

Student Characteristics Year This School Statewide Details
Student Eligibility for Subsidized Lunch 2015-16 72% 47% view details
Students from Various Racial/Ethnic Backgrounds 2015-16 view details
Students Receiving ESL/Bilingual Education Services 2015-16 32% 7% view details
Students Receiving Special Education Services 2015-16 10% 15% view details

Safe and Supportive Schools

Attendance

Measurements of student presence at school, or lack thereof. Learn more

Attendance Year This School Statewide Details
Attendance Rate (High Schools) 2014-15 85% 91% view details
Chronic Absenteeism (High Schools) 2014-15 48% 27%
Four Year Graduation Rate Students Entering Grade 9 in 2010-11

Student persistence and degree attainment after 4 years of high school. Learn more

Four Year Graduation Rate Students Entering Grade 9 in 2010-11 Year This School Statewide Details
Percent Graduated within 4 Years 2013-14 70.5% 80.7%
Percent Dropped Out 2013-14 16.2% 8.0%
Percent Received GED 2013-14 2.3% 2.5%
Percent Still in School 2013-14 11.0% 8.8%
Five Year Graduation Rate Students Entering Grade 9 in 2009-10

Student persistence and degree attainment after 5 years of high school. Learn more

Five Year Graduation Rate Students Entering Grade 9 in 2009-10 Year This School Statewide Details
Percent Graduated within 4 Years 2013-14 69.8% 80.1%
Percent Graduated in 5 Years 2013-14 4.4% 3.8%
Percent Graduated within 5 Years 2013-14 74.2% 83.9%
Incidents of Suspension

Details regarding student removals from the classroom as discipline. Learn more

Incidents of Suspension Year This School Statewide Details
Suspension Rate (High Schools) 2013-14 40.5 per 100 37.1 per 100 view details
Number of Infractions (High Schools) 2013-14 196 15867 view details
Student Indicators

Measurements of student tendency to switch or stay within schools or districts over a school year. Learn more

Student Indicators Year This School Statewide Details
Stability Index (High Schools) 2014-15 62% 86%
Mobility Index (High Schools) 2014-15 44% 16%

Funding and Resources

Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA)

District financial information with spending by function detail. Learn more

Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA) Year Total Per Pupil This District Total Per Pupil Statewide Details
% of Total Spending by Function Summary 2012-13 view details
Per Pupil Spending by Function Detail 2012-13 $16,909 $15,740 view details
Per Pupil Spending by Location Summary 2012-13 view details

Other

SurveyWorks Reports

Student, parent, teacher, and administrator perceptions and opinions about their schools. Learn more

These reports present the results of the SurveyWorks survey, administered in the spring of 2014. Item responses are reported at the school and state level across five elements that align with Rhode Island's Basic Education Program and Strategic Plan for 2010-2015. These include Teaching and Student Achievement, Families and Communities, Safe and Supportive Schools, and Funding and Resources. These results are designed to help school communities, the public and policy-makers improve the conditions for learning.

Each report contains results for the Student survey at the indicated grade level, and for the Parent and Teacher surveys at all grade levels. Click the links below to download these reports in PDF format.