The Compass School

  • The Compass School serves 174 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The Compass School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42%.

Top Placements

The Compass School places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • The Compass School's student population of 174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Compass School is ranked within the top 20% of all 282 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Compass School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. 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 (16-17)#29 out of 282 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
25%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
98%
58%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Compass School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.040.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Compass School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Compass School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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    2.1 miles
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    (401)360-1130
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    Grades: PK | 78 students
    2.4 miles
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    2.4 PK 78
  • Wakefield Curtis Corner Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 521 students
    2.6 miles
    301 Curtis Corner Road
    Wakefield, RI 02879
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  • Wakefield Peace Dale School
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    3.1 miles
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