Community School

15 Arnold Mills Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 1%
Serving 676 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Community School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 676 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 1% in RI
  • : 67% (Top 1%)
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Community School's student population of 676 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Community School ranks within the top 1% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Community School is 0.29, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
#2 out of 288 schools
(Top 1%)
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67%
23%
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73%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
84%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Community School's ranking?
Community School is ranked #2 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are Community School often compared to?
Community Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ashton School, John J. Mclaughlin Cumberland by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
How many students attend Community School?
676 students attend Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Community School students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Community School?
Community School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does Community School offer ?
Community School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Community School part of?
Community School is part of Cumberland School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 676 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 1%
  • : 67% (Top 1%)
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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