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Overview

School District NameWoonsocket School District
School District Phone Number(401) 767-4608
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
# of Schools11 Schools317 Schools
# of Students5,865 Students141,448 Students
# of Teachers390 Teachers10,583 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1

District Comparison

  • Woonsocket School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 58 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 61% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Overall Testing Rank#50 out of 59 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Woonsocket  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Woonsocket  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
72%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Woonsocket  School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.680.60
# of American Indian Students23 Students1,047 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students313 Students4,687 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,946 Students35,924 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
25%
# of Black Students592 Students12,151 Students
% Black Students
10%
9%
# of White Students2,633 Students81,512 Students
% White Students
45%
58%
# of Hawaiian Students7 Students246 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students351 Students5,881 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:692,469
# of Students in Kindergarten:4779,994
# of Students in 1st Grade:45510,267
# of Students in 2nd Grade:49910,389
# of Students in 3rd Grade:49110,517
# of Students in 4th Grade:49210,936
# of Students in 5th Grade:52811,047
# of Students in 6th Grade:45710,830
# of Students in 7th Grade:41610,768
# of Students in 8th Grade:40910,937
# of Students in 9th Grade:45811,465
# of Students in 10th Grade:41811,302
# of Students in 11th Grade:36510,667
# of Students in 12th Grade:3319,860
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,624 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,342. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,730 is less than the state median of $21,795. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$98 MM$28 MM
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Spending$98 MM$28 MM
This chart display total spending of Woonsocket  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,624$22,342
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Woonsocket  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,730$21,795
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Woonsocket School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Leo A. Savoie School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    990 Mendon Road
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4820

    Grades: K-5 | 393 students
  • Woonsocket High School Math: 14% | Reading: 34%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    777 Cass Avenue
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4703

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,572 student
  • Globe Park School Math: 20% | Reading: 18%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    192 Avenue A
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4830

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Bernon Heights School Math: 19% | Reading: 14%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    657 Logee Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4864

    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
  • Citizens Memorial School Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    250 Winthrop Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4850

    Grades: 3-5 | 427 students
  • Kevin K. Coleman School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    96 Second Avenue
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4859

    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
  • Harris School Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 High School Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4856

    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
  • Woonsocket Middle @ Villa Nova Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    240 Florence Dr.
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 235-6125

    Grades: 6-8 | 619 students
  • Woonsocket Middle At Hamlet Math: 7% | Reading: 9%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    60 Florence Dr.
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 235-6110

    Grades: 6-8 | 663 students
  • Governor Aram J. Pothier School
    420 Robinson Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4767

    Grades: PK-2 | 480 students
  • Woonsocket Career An Technical Center Vocational School
    400 Aylsworth Avenue
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-4662

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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