The Compass School

Grades: KG-8

161 students

The Compass School serves 161 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
The Compass School operates within the The Compass School District.

Overview

The student population of 161 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
School Type Vocational school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 161 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
23%
Black
1%
8%
White
97%
63%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.06 0.32
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.
11%
40%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 161 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,779 is higher than the state average of $17,432. The district revenue/student has grown by 69% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,154 is less than the state average of $16,408. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name The Compass School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
5
Number of Students Managed 161 1,712
District Total Revenue $3 MM $37 MM
District Spending $2 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,779 $17,432
District Spending / Student $12,154 $16,408
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Kingstown High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Curtis Corner Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingston Hill Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SaunderstownKingston Hill Academy
    Charter School
    850 Stony Fort Rd
    SaunderstownRI 02874
    (401)783-8282
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 180 students                      
  • West KingstonWest Kingston School
    3119 Ministerial Rd
    West KingstonRI 02892
    (401)360-1130
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 283 students                      
  • WakefieldSouth Kingstown Integrated Pre Elementary School
    1157 South Rd
    WakefieldRI 02879
    (401)360-1200
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK | 88 students                      
  • WakefieldCurtis Corner Middle School
    301 Curtis Corner Rd
    WakefieldRI 02879
    (401)360-1333
    2.6 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 544 students                      
  • WakefieldPeace Dale School
    109 Kersey Rd
    WakefieldRI 02879
    (401)360-1600
    3.1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 404 students                      

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