Cumberland High School

2600 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Cumberland High School serves 1,388 students in grades 9-12.
Cumberland High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Cumberland High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Cumberland High School's student population of 1,388 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

Cumberland High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cumberland High School is 0.30, 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 Testing Rank
#46 out of 287 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
25%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
83%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.60
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Graduation Rate
89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cumberland High School is Lincoln Senior High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Cumberland Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John J. Mclaughlin Cumberland (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cumberland John J. Mclaughlin Cumberland Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 368 students
    0.9 miles
    205 Manville Hill Road
    Cumberland, RI 02864
    (401) 658-1660
    0.9 K-5 368
  • Manville Northern Lincoln Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 507 students
    1.1 miles
    315 New River Road
    Manville, RI 02838
    (401) 769-0261
    1.1 PK-5 507
  • Cumberland North Cumberland Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 654 students
    1.5 miles
    400 Nate Whipple Highway
    Cumberland, RI 02864
    (401) 333-6306
    1.5 6-8 654
  • Cumberland Ashton School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 278 students
    1.7 miles
    130 Scott Road
    Cumberland, RI 02864
    (401) 333-0554
    1.7 K-5 278
  • Lincoln Lincoln Senior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 860 students
    2.2 miles
    135 Old River Road
    Lincoln, RI 02865
    (401) 334-7500
    2.2 9-12 860

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