Cranston High School West

  • Cranston High School West serves 1,462 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the RI average of 15:1.
  • 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 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,462 students
Cranston High School West Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Cranston High School West Gender
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
Cranston High School West Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCranston High School West Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Cranston High School West Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Cranston High School West Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCranston High School West All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownRI 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.
0.300.58
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 (1988-2015)
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%
5%
Cranston High School West Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

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 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,455 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,728 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameCranston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed10,3201,618
Cranston School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate87%81%
Cranston School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$36 MM
Cranston School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$146 MM$35 MM
Cranston School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,455$18,095
Cranston School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,728$17,880
Cranston School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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