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West Kingston School

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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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
78%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
67%
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 Students71%
Female70%
Male72%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Not economically disadvantaged students76%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%

Reading

All Students80%
Female78%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged students54%
Not economically disadvantaged students85%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-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 Students88%
Female92%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students90%
Title I84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female87%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged studentsn/a
Not economically disadvantaged students90%
Title I58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%
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

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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
White 84% 64%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Black 4% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Hispanic 2% 22%
Two or more races 2% 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 17%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3119 Ministerial Rd
West Kingston, RI 02892
Phone: (401) 360-1130

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