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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public high school managed by Westerly School District serving 826 students in Westerly, Rhode Island.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Westerly School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Westerly Westerly High School
    23 Ward Avenue
    Westerly, RI 02891
    (401)596-2109

    Grades: 9-12 | 826 students

Overview

School District NameWesterly School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,805 students
# of Teachers231 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students1,336 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students1,469 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.34
# of American Indian Students39 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students75 students
% Asian Students
3%
# of Hispanic Students223 students
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students32 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,252 students
% White Students
80%
# of Hawaiian Students7 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students177 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:98
# of Students in Kindergarten:190
# of Students in 1st Grade:182
# of Students in 2nd Grade:212
# of Students in 3rd Grade:213
# of Students in 4th Grade:209
# of Students in 5th Grade:222
# of Students in 6th Grade:214
# of Students in 7th Grade:232
# of Students in 8th Grade:207
# of Students in 9th Grade:223
# of Students in 10th Grade:215
# of Students in 11th Grade:190
# of Students in 12th Grade:198
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Westerly School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 57 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westerly School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westerly School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,142 in this school district is less than the state average of $22,360. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $17,263 is less than the state average of $23,978. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$56 MM$30 MM
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Spending$53 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Westerly School District and average spending for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,142$22,360
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westerly School District and average revenue per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$17,263$23,978
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westerly School District and average spending per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Westerly School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.34, which is lower than the Rhode Island average of 0.36. The most diverse school in the district is Springbrook Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.