70 Plantations Drive
Cranston, RI 02920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Garden City School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garden City School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Garden City School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Garden City School's student population of 293 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Garden City School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Garden City School is 0.52, 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
#44 out of 290 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
67%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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