The Learning Community

  • The Learning Community serves 561 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (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 56% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) 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 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • The Learning Community's student population of 561 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students561 students
This chart display total students of The Learning Community by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of The Learning Community
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of The Learning Community by grade.

School Comparison

  • The Learning Community's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Learning Community is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#116 out of 284 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Learning Community and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
40%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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 2016-17 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.
Hispanic
82%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
8%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
59%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.310.36
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
42%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLearning Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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