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The Learning Community Charter School

Charter | K-8 | 530 students

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Posted July 30, 2014

Great school! Students get all the support from their teachers, great staff members, homework is given so they can practice material at home. Teachers also keep in contact with parents, there are parent caf s. The students are provided with school materials. Parents should be more grateful about the things their students are getting out of this school.


Posted October 3, 2012

My son recently transferred to this school and he loves it, not only has great staff, but he gets more homework which will help him learn and practice the material in class. We are very excited about this new chapter in our lives, hopefully my daughter will join him in a near future. GOOOO Learning Community!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2010

i love this school . the teachers help me alot with every thing i need help with ever thing i need help with. but mosr of all it is fun to learn at this school.
—Submitted by a student


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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
79%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
29%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 59% in 2014.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
72%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
37%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
41%

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

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
5%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
50%

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

All Students75%
Female74%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students75%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)60%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant75%

Reading

All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students80%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities85%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)61%
Proficient in English89%
Not migrant80%
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 Students87%
Female96%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino90%
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students87%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities89%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)82%
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant87%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1100%

Reading

All Students63%
Female74%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students62%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities65%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English67%
Not migrant63%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 190%
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 Students60%
Female60%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students58%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant60%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female61%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino62%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students61%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities72%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English78%
Not migrant64%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students68%
Female72%
Male63%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino68%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students66%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities73%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant68%
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 Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students69%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I69%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)30%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant72%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students80%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)40%
Proficient in English88%
Not migrant80%
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 Students52%
Female55%
Male50%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I50%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)18%
Proficient in English58%
Not migrant52%

Reading

All Students66%
Female71%
Male62%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students65%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I65%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)18%
Proficient in English78%
Not migrant66%
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 Students69%
Female69%
Male68%
Black or African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students67%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant69%

Reading

All Students74%
Female76%
Male72%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students75%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant74%

Writing

All Students71%
Female79%
Male60%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged students71%
Not economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Title I71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant71%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 82% 22%
Black 12% 8%
White 5% 64%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
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 90%N/A43%
Female 53%N/A48%
Male 47%N/A52%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Sarah Friedman & Meg O'Leary, Co-Directors
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (401) 722-0990

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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  • Uniforms
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