Rhode Island

School and Teacher Demographics
Per pupil expenditures
(CCD, 2000-01)

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Student Demographics
Public school enrollment (CCD) Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12)
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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from states, January 2002 for 2001-02 school year)

$9,315 36

Number of districts
(CCD, 2001-02)

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 2001-02)

1993-94 465 103,603 38,470 142,073
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2001-02 1,229 111,554 45,263 156,817
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Number of public schools (CCD) 1993-94 211 Elementary 51 Middle 39 High 2 Combined 303 Total Number of FTE teachers Elementary Middle School High School Combined Total
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2001-02 217 56 47 4 324 2001-02 4,950 2,743 3,323 74 11,090
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Race/ethnicity (CCD) 1993-94 * American Indian/Alaskan Natives 3% Asian/Pacific Islander 7 Black 9 Hispanic 81 White — Other Students with disabilities (OSEP)
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2001-02 1% 3 8 15 73 — 2001-02 17% 2001-02 *
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(CCD)

Migratory students (OME)
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All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Program (CCD, 2001-02)

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 2000-01)

0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 75-100% 34 29 63

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Federal 6% State 42%

Local 52%

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= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000 94% 74% English 81 82 Math 94 81 Science 93 80 Social Studies

Students with limited English proficiency (ED/NCBE)

1993-94 5%

2000-01 7%

1993-94 4,672 2,239 2,821 62 9,794
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1993-94 13%

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Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment Ninety percent of students proficient by 2003. Expected School Improvement on Assessment Three percent growth of students at or above Standard, and 3 percent decrease in lowest levels of performance. Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools Same as statewide goal.

Title I 2001-02
(ED Consolidated Report, 2001-02)

Schoolwide Programs

Targeted Total Assistance

Number of schools Schools meeting AYP goal Schools in need of improvement

55 39% 41 34% 14 74%

85 61% 80 66% 5 26%

140 100% 121 86% 19 14%

Title I allocation

$29,475,927

(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected and Delinquent, ED, 2001-02)

NAEP State Results
Reading, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above Math, 2003 Proficient level and above Basic level and above
Grade 4 Grade 8

30% 63

30% 71

28% 71

24% 63

Rhode Island
Student Achievement 2001-02

Assessment State Definition of Proficient

New Standards Reference Exams. (Scores may not total 100 percent due to students not tested.) See Appendix A.

Elementary School
Grade 4
English & Language Arts–All Students
Proficient 0 Little Below the Nearly at Achiev. Ach. w/ Evidence Standard Standard Standard Honors

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Middle School
Grade 8
English & Language Arts–All Students
Proficient 0 Little Below the Nearly at Achiev. Ach. w/ Evidence Standard Standard Standard Honors

High School
Grade 10
English & Language Arts–All Students
Proficient 0 Little Below the Nearly at Achiev. Ach. w/ Evidence Standard Standard Standard Honors

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11 21 18

14 18 21

57 49 54

17 10 5

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Reading Analysis & Interpretation Reading Basic Understanding Writing Effectiveness Writing Conventions

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17 6 11

28 34 40

49 53 43

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12%

25%

54%

6%

Reading Analysis & Interpretation Reading Basic Understanding Writing Effectiveness Writing Conventions

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29%

40%

24%

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Reading Analysis & Interpretation Reading Basic Understanding Writing Effectiveness Writing Conventions

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21% 11 11 5

35% 37 45 23

36% 41 32 51

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Grade 4
Mathematics–All Students
Proficient 0 Little Below the Nearly at Achiev. Ach. w/ Evidence Standard Standard Standard Honors

Grade 8
Mathematics–All Students
Proficient 0 Little Below the Nearly at Achiev. Ach. w/ Evidence Standard Standard Standard Honors

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Grade 10
Mathematics–All Students
Proficient 0 Little Below the Nearly at Achiev. Ach. w/ Evidence Standard Standard Standard Honors

Mathematical Concepts Mathematical Problem Solving Mathematical Skills

1 12 1

25% 41 12

33% 18 21

34% 19 43

6% 9 23

Mathematical Concepts Mathematical Problem Solving Mathematical Skills

27% 26 3

29% 33 17

15% 8 24

16% 22 27

7% 5 24

Mathematical Concepts Mathematical Problem Solving Mathematical Skills

8% 25 7

33% 33 27

24% 11 10

18% 18 26

7% 4 21

High School Indicators
High school dropout rate (CCD, event)
1993-94 2000-01

5%
1994-95

5%
2000-01

Postsecondary enrollment
(NCES, High school graduates enrolled in college)

65%

66%

KEY: * — n/a # High Poverty Schools

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too few to calculate = 75-100% of students qualify for lunch subsidies

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