Ashton School

  • Ashton School serves 248 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ashton School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Ashton School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Ashton School's student population of 248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ashton School is ranked within the top 30% of all 284 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ashton School is 0.36, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank
18%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ashton School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ashton School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
8%
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White
79%
60%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ashton School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.360.35
This chart display the diversity score of Ashton School and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ashton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCumberland School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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