The Compass School

537 Old North Road

Kingston, RI 02881

Tel: (401)788-8322
  • The Compass School serves 167 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the RI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • The Compass School operates within the The Compass School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 167 students
The Compass School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % The Compass School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
The Compass School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade The Compass School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 14:1 16:1
The Compass School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
The Compass School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
The Compass School Asian Students (2003-2012)
Hispanic
2%
24%
The Compass School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
n/a
8%
The Compass School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
94%
60%
The Compass School White Students (2004-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
The Compass School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
The Compass School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
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.
0.12 0.33
The Compass School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
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 n/a
The Compass School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • The Compass School District's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,273 in this district is less than the state average of $19,728. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,019 is less than the state average of $20,536. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name The Compass School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 167 1,618
The Compass School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $32 MM
The Compass School District District Total Revenue (2004-2015)
District Spending $2 MM $33 MM
The Compass School District District Spending (2004-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,273 $19,728
The Compass School District District Revenue / Student (2004-2015)
District Spending / Student $15,019 $20,536
The Compass School District District Spending / Student (2004-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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