Gorton Junior High School (Closed 2018)

69 Draper Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gorton Junior High School served 404 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 27% (which was lower than the Rhode Island state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 34% (which was lower than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
27%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian (15-16)
n/a
1%
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Asian (15-16)
4%
3%
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Hispanic (15-16)
8%
24%
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Black (15-16)
2%
8%
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White (15-16)
84%
60%
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Hawaiian (15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (15-16)
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
n/a0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gorton Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gorton Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWarwick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gorton Junior High School is Pilgrim High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Warwick Veterans Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warwick Neck School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Warwick Warwick Neck School
    Grades: K-6 | 267 students
    1.1 miles
    155 Rocky Point Avenue
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3480
    1.1 K-6 267
  • Warwick Oakland Beach School
    Grades: PK-6 | 395 students
    1.3 miles
    383 Oakland Beach Avenue
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3420
    1.3 PK-6 395
  • Warwick Sherman School
    Grades: K-6 | 324 students
    1.4 miles
    120 Killey Avenue
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3565
    1.4 K-6 324
  • Warwick Warwick Veterans Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 848 students
    1.7 miles
    2401 West Shore Road
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3200
    1.7 7-8 848
  • Warwick Hoxsie School
    Grades: K-6 | 325 students
    2.0 miles
    55 Glenwood Drive
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3555
    2.0 K-6 325
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