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North Scituate School

Public | PK-5 | 249 students

 
 

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Posted August 22, 2007

Outstanding school! We intentionally chose this area of Scituate so our children could attend North Scituate Elementary.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

A very well run school with parent and teacher involvement. The teachers and administration really care about the student body. The students want to attend school everyday.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

47 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
93%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
56%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 59% in 2014.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
81%
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 Students68%
Female75%
Male61%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students71%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant68%

Reading

All Students77%
Female83%
Male70%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students83%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant77%
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 Students80%
Female81%
Male79%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students78%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant80%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female86%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students83%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities86%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Not migrant84%
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 Students74%
Female76%
Male72%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students76%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities75%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant74%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female86%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students76%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant77%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students64%
Female86%
Male39%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students64%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English64%
Not migrant64%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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
White 98% 64%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 22%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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46 Institute Ln
North Scituate, RI 02857
Phone: (401) 647-4110

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