722 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Daniel D. Waterman School serves 233 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Daniel D. Waterman School's student population of 233 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Daniel D. Waterman School is ranked within the top 50% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Daniel D. Waterman School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 290 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
28%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
48%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69

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