Sheila Skip Nowell (capital)

  • Sheila Skip Nowell (capital) serves 73 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

School Overview

  • Sheila Skip Nowell (capital)'s student population of 73 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheila Skip Nowell (capital)'s student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheila Skip Nowell (capital) is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#155 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
25%
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Black
15%
8%
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White
17%
59%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheila Skip Nowell (capital).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.580.36
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Graduation Rate20-29%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
42%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSheila Skip Nowell Leadership Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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