Cranston High School West

  • Cranston High School West serves 1,476 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower 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 37% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cranston High School West placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% 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

  • Cranston High School West's student population of 1,476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cranston High School West is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cranston High School West is 0.32, 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
48%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
24%
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Black
2%
8%
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White
82%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cranston High School West.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.320.35
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Graduation Rate
97%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCranston School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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