Cranston High School West

Cranston High School West serves 1,526 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Cranston High School West operates within the Cranston School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the RI state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 1526 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,526 students
Cranston High School West Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cranston High School West Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Cranston High School West Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cranston High School West Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Cranston High School West Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.28 0.33
Cranston High School West Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
42%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,450 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,318 is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,588 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Cranston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
4
Number of Students Managed 10,450 1,448
Cranston School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 81%
Cranston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $36 MM
Cranston School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $146 MM $35 MM
Cranston School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,318 $18,095
Cranston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,588 $17,880
Cranston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cranston Career & Technical Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Western Hills Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George J. Peters School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CranstonCranston Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12100 Metropolitan Ave
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8070
    09-12n/a
  • CranstonWestern Hills Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 687 students400 Phenix Ave
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8030
    0.47-8687
  • CranstonGeorge J. Peters School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 352 students15 Mayberry St
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8199
    0.8KG-6352
  • CranstonStone Hill School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 328 students21 Village Ave
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8022
    1.1PK-6328
  • CranstonWoodridge School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 349 students401 Budlong Rd
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8007
    1.1KG-6349

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