Cranston High School West

80 Metropolitan Ave,

Cranston, RI, 02920

Tel: (401)270-8049
Grades: 9-12

1,585 students

Cranston High School West serves 1,585 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Cranston High School West operates within the Cranston School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the RI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,585 students
Cranston High School West Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Cranston High School West Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cranston High School West Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Cranston High School West Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Cranston High School West Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
22%
Cranston High School West Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
8%
Cranston High School West Black (1993-2012)
White
85%
64%
Cranston High School West White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cranston High School West Sch Ethnicity Cranston High School West Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.51
Cranston High School West Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
13%
38%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
6%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,845 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Cranston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
5
Number of Students Managed 10,845 1,714
Cranston School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 82%
Cranston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $144 MM n/a
Cranston School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $147 MM n/a
Cranston School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,461 $0
Cranston School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,764 $0
Cranston School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cranston Cranston Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    100 Metropolitan Ave
    Cranston , RI , 02920
    (401)270-8070
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cranston Western Hills Middle School
    400 Phenix Ave
    Cranston , RI , 02920
    (401)270-8030
    0.4  mi  |  667  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Cranston George J. Peters School
    15 Mayberry St
    Cranston , RI , 02920
    (401)270-8199
    0.8  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Cranston Woodridge School
    401 Budlong Rd
    Cranston , RI , 02920
    (401)270-8007
    1.1  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Cranston Stone Hill School
    21 Village Ave
    Cranston , RI , 02920
    (401)270-8022
    1.1  mi  |  319  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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