Cunningham School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Cunningham School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cunningham School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower 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 20% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Cunningham School's student population of 491 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Cunningham School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Cunningham School is 0.73, which is more 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
#215 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
25%
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Black
32%
9%
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White
28%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.730.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePawtucket School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cunningham School is Blackstone Academy Charter (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Samuel Slater Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pawtucket Samuel Slater Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 780 students
    0.1 miles
    281 Mineral Spring Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6480
    0.1 6-8 780
  • Pawtucket Elizabeth Baldwin School Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
    0.5 miles
    50 Whitman Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6264
    0.5 K-5 670
  • Central Falls G. Harold Hunt School
    Grades: PK | 56 students
    0.7 miles
    12 Kendall Street
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 727-7720
    0.7 PK 56
  • Pawtucket Nathanael Greene School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    0.8 miles
    723 Central Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6260
    0.8 K-5 391
  • Pawtucket Blackstone Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    334 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 726-1750
    0.9 9-12 348

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