Block Island School, High Stre
Block Island, RI 02807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Block Island School serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Block Island School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Block Island School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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School Overview

Block Island School's student population of 147 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Block Island School is ranked within the top 20% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Block Island School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#51 out of 290 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
28%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
77%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in RI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38

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