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There are 39 public schools in Washington County County, Rhode Island, serving 16,747 students.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Rhode Island state average of 36%.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 12:1.

Washington County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Washington County County County Statistics (RI) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 126,744 people 1,047,359 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 37% 33%
Median Household Income $70,781 $66,325
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Washington County, RI public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .54, which is higher than the Rhode Island average of .54. The most diverse school district in Washington County is East Metro Integration District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or in the USA.