1 Social Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Founders Academy serves 134 students in grades 6-8.
Founders Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Founders Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Founders Academy's student population of 134 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Founders Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Founders Academy is 0.56, 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 Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
25%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
64%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 134 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 30%)

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