Cranston High School West

  • Cranston High School West serves 1,462 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the RI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Cranston High School West operates within the Cranston School District.
  • Cranston School District's 87% graduation rate is higher than the RI state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1462 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,462 students
Cranston High School West Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cranston High School West Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Cranston High School West Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Cranston High School West Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Cranston High School West Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
Cranston High School West Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
10%
24%
Cranston High School West Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
8%
Cranston High School West Black Students (1996-2015)
White
83%
60%
Cranston High School West White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cranston High School West Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Cranston High School West Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Cranston High School West All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown RI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.33
Cranston High School West Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
41%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cranston School District's student population of 10,320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,953 in this district is less than the state average of $18,649. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,572 is less than the state average of $18,229. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Cranston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed 10,320 1,618
Cranston School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 81%
Cranston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $158 MM $30 MM
Cranston School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $164 MM $30 MM
Cranston School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,953 $18,649
Cranston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,572 $18,229
Cranston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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