Community School

  • Community School serves 572 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (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 76% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Community 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 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 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Community School's student population of 572 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Community School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Community School is 0.15, 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)
Overall School Rank
1%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Community School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Community School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Community School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Community School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
92%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Community School and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Community School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.150.35
This chart display the diversity score of Community 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
4%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Community 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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