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For the 2021 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 9,693 students in Cranston, RI. Cranston has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Rhode Island.
The top ranked public schools in Cranston, RI are Cranston High School West, Garden City School and Orchard Farms El. School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cranston, RI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Cranston have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Rhode Island public schools.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Cranston, RI Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cranston High School West Math: 38% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    80 Metropolitan Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8049

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,414 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Garden City School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    70 Plantations Drive
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8073

    Grades: PK-5 | 293 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Orchard Farms El. School Math: 41% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1555 Scituate Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02921
    (401) 270-8801

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Stadium School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Crescent Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8188

    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Daniel D. Waterman School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    722 Pontiac Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8013

    Grades: K-5 | 244 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Glen Hills School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    50 Glen Hills Drive
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8005

    Grades: K-5 | 270 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Oak Lawn School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    36 Stoneham Street
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8004

    Grades: K-5 | 205 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Stone Hill School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    21 Village Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8022

    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Woodridge School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    401 Budlong Road
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8007

    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Hope Highlands Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 Hope Road
    Cranston, RI 02921
    (401) 270-8148

    Grades: 6-8 | 398 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Western Hills Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Phenix Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8030

    Grades: 6-8 | 779 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Cranston High School East Math: 21% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    899 Park Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8126

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,658 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Park View Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    25 Park View Boulevard
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8090

    Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Eden Park School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    180 Oakland Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8029

    Grades: K-5 | 279 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    George J. Peters School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15 Mayberry Street
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8199

    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    W. R. Dutemple School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    32 Garden Street
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8104

    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Arlington School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    155 Princess Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8179

    Grades: K-5 | 203 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Gladstone Street School Math: 13% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Gladstone Street
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8080

    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Nel/cps Construction Career Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4 Sharpe Drive
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8692

    Grades: 9-12 | 163 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Hugh B. Bain Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    135 Gansett Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8010

    Grades: 6-8 | 608 students
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Cranston Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    100 Metropolitan Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8070

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Cranston Early Learning Center Alternative School
    45 Sprague Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 270-8057

    Grades: PK | 19 students
  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program Alternative School
    57 Power Road
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 462-7253

    Grades: 7-12 | 54 students
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