Daniel D. Waterman School

  • Daniel D. Waterman School serves 227 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Daniel D. Waterman School's student population of 227 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Daniel D. Waterman School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Daniel D. Waterman School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#118 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
25%
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Black
3%
8%
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White
60%
59%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCranston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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