The Compass School

Tel: (401)788-8322
Grades KG-8
163 students
The Compass School serves 163 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
The Compass School operates within the The Compass School District.

School Overview

The student population of 163 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
School Type Vocational school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 163 students
The Compass School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % The Compass School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
The Compass School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade The Compass School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
The Compass School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
The Compass School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
1%
24%
The Compass School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
2%
8%
The Compass School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
93%
61%
The Compass School White Students (2003-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
The Compass School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.33
The Compass School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
42%
The Compass School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
The Compass School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The Compass School District's student population of 163 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,608 in this district is less than the state average of $18,095. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,660 is less than the state average of $17,880. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name The Compass School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 163 1,448
The Compass  School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $36 MM
The Compass  School District District Total Revenue (2004-2014)
District Spending $2 MM $35 MM
The Compass  School District District Spending (2004-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,608 $18,095
The Compass  School District District Revenue / Student (2004-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,660 $17,880
The Compass  School District District Spending / Student (2004-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is South Kingstown High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Curtis Corner Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingston Hill Academy (0.4 miles away)
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