The Learning Community

The Learning Community serves 571 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The Learning Community placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

The Learning Community places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

The Learning Community's student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students571 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of The Learning Community
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of The Learning Community by grade.

School Comparison

The Learning Community is ranked within the top 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of The Learning Community is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#142 out of 287 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of The Learning Community, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Learning Community and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The Learning Community and the public school average student teacher ratio of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in The Learning Community and percentage of American Indian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
79%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Learning Community and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Learning Community and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
5%
58%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Learning Community and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The Learning Community and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Learning Community. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score
0.360.60
This chart display the diversity score of The Learning Community and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Learning Community and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Learning Community and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLearning Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Learning Community is Central Falls Senior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Calcutt Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Central Falls Calcutt Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 684 students
    0.3 miles
    112 Washington Street
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 727-7726
    0.3 5-8 684
  • Central Falls Margaret I. Robertson School
    Grades: PK-K | 185 students
    0.3 miles
    135 Hunt Street
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 727-7733
    0.3 PK-K 185
  • Central Falls Central Falls Senior High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 641 students
    0.4 miles
    24 Summer Street
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 727-7710
    0.4 9-12 641
  • Central Falls Segue Institutional For Learning Charter School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 238 students
    0.5 miles
    325 Cowden Street
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 721-0964
    0.5 6-8 238
  • Central Falls Veterans Memorial Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
    0.5 miles
    150 Fuller Avenue
    Central Falls, RI 02863
    (401) 727-7740
    0.5 K-5 502

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