Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School

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585 Students
70 Teachers

10 Indian Run Trail
Smithfield, RI, 02917
(401) 949-2056
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This is a Public School in the Smithfield District under Superintendent Robert O'Brien and Principal Laurie Beauvais.

Student Achievement


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

Accountability Year Classification Details
Accountability Summary and Classification 2013-14 Typical 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 6 2014-15 35% 35% view details
ELA/Literacy Grade 7 2014-15 52% 38% view details
ELA/Literacy Grade 8 2014-15 53% 35% view details
Mathematics Grade 6 2014-15 24% 26% view details
Mathematics Grade 7 2014-15 43% 25% view details
Mathematics Grade 8 2014-15 15% 12% view details
Algebra I 2014-15 80% 25% 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
6th Grade Math 2013-14 80% 59% view details
6th Grade Reading 2013-14 90% 72% view details
7th Grade Math 2013-14 72% 59% view details
7th Grade Reading 2013-14 90% 69% view details
8th Grade Math 2013-14 74% 57% view details
8th Grade Reading 2013-14 93% 74% view details
8th Grade Writing 2013-14 87% 56% view details
8th Grade Science 2014-15 41% 23% view details


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 0% 1%
Classes Taught by Not Highly Qualified Teachers (All Schools) 2013-14 0% 1%
Teacher-Student Ratio (All Teachers) 2013-14 1:8 1:9
Teacher-Student Ratio (Classroom Teachers) 2013-14 1:17 1:14

Families and Communities

Student Characteristics

Student demographic information. Learn more

Student Characteristics Year This School Statewide Details
Student Eligibility for Subsidized Lunch 2014-15 15% 47% view details
Students from Various Racial/Ethnic Backgrounds 2014-15 view details
Students Receiving ESL/Bilingual Education Services 2014-15 <1% 7% view details
Students Receiving Special Education Services 2014-15 9% 15% view details

Safe and Supportive Schools


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

Attendance Year This School Statewide Details
Attendance Rate (Middle Schools) 2013-14 96% 94% view details
Chronic Absenteeism (Middle Schools) 2013-14 6% 15%
Incidents of Suspension

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

Incidents of Suspension Year This School Statewide Details
Suspension Rate (Middle Schools) 2013-14 4.2 per 100 37.4 per 100 view details
Number of Infractions (Middle Schools) 2013-14 24 11981 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 (Middle Schools) 2013-14 93% 90%
Mobility Index (Middle Schools) 2013-14 8% 11%

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 $14,948 $15,740 view details
Per Pupil Spending by Location Summary 2012-13 view details


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.