The Compass School

537 Old North Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
The Compass School serves 214 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The Compass School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 23%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in RI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The Compass School's student population of 214 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The Compass School is ranked within the top 30% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of The Compass School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#61 out of 288 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
23%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
29%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
92%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Compass School's ranking?
The Compass School is ranked #61 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are The Compass School often compared to?
The Compass Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kingston Hill Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
How many students attend The Compass School?
214 students attend The Compass School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of The Compass School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Compass School?
The Compass School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does The Compass School offer ?
The Compass School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is The Compass School part of?
The Compass School is part of The Compass School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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