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
  • Westerly
    Springbrook Elementary School
    39 Springbrook Rd
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)348-2296
    300 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Westerly
    State Street School
    25 State St
    WesterlyRI02891
    (401)348-2340
    343 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Westerly
    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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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
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.