The Compass School

Tel: (401)788-8322
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 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Vocational school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 161 students
The Compass School Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
The Compass School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade The Compass School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 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
The Compass School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
Hispanic
2%
23%
The Compass School Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
1%
8%
The Compass School Black (2004-2013)
White
97%
63%
The Compass School White (2003-2013)
All Ethnic Groups The Compass School Sch Ethnicity The Compass School 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.
0.06 0.32
The Compass School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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%
The Compass School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2013)
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%
The Compass School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 161 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name The Compass School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
5
Number of Students Managed 161 1,735
The Compass  School District Number of Students Managed (2003-2013)
District Total Revenue $3 MM n/a
District Spending $2 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $18,779 $0
The Compass  School District Revenue / Student (2004-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,154 $0
The Compass  School District Spending / Student (2004-2009)
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 (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Curtis Corner Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingston Hill Academy (0 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SaunderstownKingston Hill Academy
    Charter School
    850 Stony Fort Rd
    SaunderstownRI 02874
    (401)783-8282
    Charter School

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

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.
Did You Know?
Related School Videos

View more school videos