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Posted January 10, 2013

This is a fabulous school in a great community! The individual attention the kids receive is perfect and the music, arts and athletic programs are amazing.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
83%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 59% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

11 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

11 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
80%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
74%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
73%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Students83%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students82%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students83%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students91%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students92%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Not migrant85%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students100%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Not migrant100%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students61%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students67%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities67%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English67%
Not migrant61%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Students82%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. GreatSchools ratings currently reflect 2013 test data; the ratings will be updated when the latest NECAP science data is made public and available in the summer of 2014. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 64%
Hispanic 5% 22%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Black 0% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 9%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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