North Smitfield High School

  • North Smitfield High School serves 503 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North Smitfield High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

North Smitfield High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • North Smitfield High School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Smitfield High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Smitfield High School is 0.26, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#18 out of 287 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
86%
58%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.60
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Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Smithfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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