Cranston High School West

80 Metropolitan Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,684 students in grades 9-12, Cranston High School West ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : 93% (Top 20% in RI)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 31% (Top 30%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cranston High School West ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Cranston High School West's student population of 1,684 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Cranston High School West ranks within the top 30% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cranston High School West is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
#67 out of 288 schools
(Top 30%)
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31%
23%
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58%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
29%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
71%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
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93%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cranston High School West's ranking?
Cranston High School West is ranked #67 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are Cranston High School West often compared to?
Cranston High School Westis often viewed alongside schools like Cranston High School East by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cranston High School West?
The graduation rate of Cranston High School West is 93%, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 85%.
How many students attend Cranston High School West?
1,684 students attend Cranston High School West.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Cranston High School West students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cranston High School West?
Cranston High School West has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does Cranston High School West offer ?
Cranston High School West offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Cranston High School West part of?
Cranston High School West is part of Cranston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : 93% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 31% (Top 30%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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