West Warwick High School

1 Webster Knight Drive
West Warwick, RI 02893
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
West Warwick High School serves 1,009 students in grades 9-12.
West Warwick High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West Warwick High School's student population of 1,009 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,009 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

West Warwick High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Warwick High School is 0.38, 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 Data
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State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#161 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
78%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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My son has been a student in the West Warwick public schools since the first grade. It has been an amazing experience. His teachers have all been fantastic since becoming a student. I cannot say enough great things about his high school experience!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,009 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in RI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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