Daniel D. Waterman School

722 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Daniel D. Waterman School serves 244 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Daniel D. Waterman School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 50-54% (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 equal to the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Daniel D. Waterman School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Daniel D. Waterman School's student population of 244 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Daniel D. Waterman School is ranked within the top 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 Daniel D. Waterman School is 0.69, 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
#96 out of 287 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
25%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
48%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
41%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Daniel D. Waterman School is Cranston High School East (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Park View Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eden Park School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cranston Eden Park School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 279 students
    0.5 miles
    180 Oakland Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8029
    0.5 K-5 279
  • Cranston Garden City School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 293 students
    0.7 miles
    70 Plantations Drive
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8073
    0.7 PK-5 293
  • Cranston Cranston High School East Math: 21% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,658 student
    0.9 miles
    899 Park Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8126
    0.9 9-12 1,658
  • Cranston Woodridge School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
    1.0 miles
    401 Budlong Road
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8007
    1 K-5 307
  • Cranston W. R. Dutemple School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
    1.2 miles
    32 Garden Street
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8104
    1.2 K-5 304

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