Block Island School

  • Block Island School serves 112 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Block Island School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Block Island School's student population of 112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Block Island 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 5:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Block Island School is 0.28, which is less 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
24%
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Black
n/a
8%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Block Island School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.280.35
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Graduation Rate≥50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Shoreham School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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