Community School

  • Community School serves 624 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 75% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Community School's student population of 624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Community 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 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Community School is 0.19, 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)#6 out of 282 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
90%
58%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCumberland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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