Westerly Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Westerly, RI, serving 2,846 students.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Rhode Island state average of 36%.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 12:1.

Westerly, Rhode Island Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • WesterlyDunn's Corners School
    8 1/2 Plateau Rd
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)348-2320
    312 students | Gr. KG-4
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    Springbrook Elementary School
    39 Springbrook Rd
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)348-2296
    300 students | Gr. KG-4
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    State Street School
    25 State St
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)348-2340
    343 students | Gr. KG-4
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    Westerly High School
    23 Ward Ave
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)596-2109
    983 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Westerly
    Westerly Middle School
    10 Sandy Hill Rd
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)348-2750
    908 students | Gr. 5-8

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Did You Know?
Westerly, RI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is lower than the Rhode Island average of 0.34. The most diverse school in Westerly is Springbrook Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or in the USA.