Barrington High School

  • Barrington High School serves 1,144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Barrington High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Barrington High School's student population of 1,144 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barrington High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 282 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barrington High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3 out of 282 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
25%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
88%
58%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.60
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Graduation Rate
96%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarrington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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  • Barrington Primrose Hill School
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  • Barrington Sowams Elementary School
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