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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Cranston High School West operates within the Cranston School District.
Cranston 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 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 19% 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 increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 (1991-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Cranston High School West Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
9%
24%
Cranston High School West Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
3%
8%
Cranston High School West Black Students (1996-2013)
White
84%
61%
Cranston High School West White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Cranston High School West Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
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.
0.29 0.33
Cranston High School West Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1990-2014)
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

Cranston School District's student population of 10,552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 90% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,318 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,588 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Cranston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
4
Number of Students Managed 10,552 1,448
Cranston School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 81%
Cranston School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $36 MM
Cranston School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $146 MM $35 MM
Cranston School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,318 $18,095
Cranston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,588 $17,880
Cranston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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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  • CranstonCranston Career & Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0 miles
    100 Metropolitan Ave
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8070
    09-12n/a
  • CranstonWestern Hills Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 687 students
    0.4 miles
    400 Phenix Ave
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8030
    0.47-8687
  • CranstonGeorge J. Peters School
    Grades: KG-6 | 352 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Mayberry St
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8199
    0.8KG-6352
  • CranstonStone Hill School
    Grades: PK-6 | 328 students
    1.1 miles
    21 Village Ave
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8022
    1.1PK-6328
  • CranstonWoodridge School
    Grades: KG-6 | 349 students
    1.1 miles
    401 Budlong Rd
    CranstonRI 02920
    (401)270-8007
    1.1KG-6349

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