Welcome to the Providence Public School District, Office of Research, Assessment, and Evaluation data web site. RAE takes lead responsibility for conducting an on-going program of assessment, research, evaluation, and professional development, which enables the district to continually improve its effectiveness in meeting the educational needs of the students, staff, and administration in support of the Superintendent's strategic plan for accelerating student achievement - "Realizing the Dream." This site allows quick and easy access to all assessment and accountability related data for the School District and our individual schools. In addition to the test scores, you will also find state accountability tables, and relevant documents such as the application to conduct research in the Providence School Department. All information is printable in PDF, Word and Excel formats.
State Mandated outcome measures: NECAP, ACCESS, the Stanford Reading First Assessment for schools participating in the Reading First grant, and RI Alternate Assessment for those students in grades 2-8 and 10 who meet the eligibility criteria for the RIAA. NECAP is administered to all students in grades 3-8 except students who have taken the alternate assessment. Read more...
Locally Mandated outcome measures: administered to all students: Stanford 10 Assessment in Reading and Mathematics (grades 4 – 11), Stanford Reading First Assessment (grades K – 3) measuring the five key components of reading (also administered to schools not participating in the Reading First grant). Read more.
As a member of the local and national community of educators, the Providence Public School District embraces the pursuit of research which furthers the body of knowledge related to the teaching and learning of children in America’s public schools. In particular, the Providence School Board supports research which enriches the educational experiences of the students in Providence and other large urban school systems. Click here to download calendar, policy & application.
Data are analyzed to provide feedback to teachers and students in order to facilitate student learning, for accountability purposes, to monitor the implementation and impact of programs and to facilitate the learning of the organization to support systemwide decision making.