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State of Rhode Island Summary

There are 54 districts, 308 public schools, and 18 charter schools in Rhode Island serving 142,854 students. Financially the state of Rhode Island spends approximately $15,846 per student. There are 11,414 full-time teachers receiving a total of $861,667,662 in salaries and $347,020,293 in total benefits. 53,790 students receive a free lunch and 8,292 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 54
Total Schools: 308
Charter Schools: 18
Full-time Teachers: 11,414
Total Students: 142,854
LEP / ELL Students: 8,325
IEP Students: 25,332
Freshman Graduation Rate: 76%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 53,790
Reduced Lunch: 8,292
Revenue Per Student: $15,846
Salaries: $861,667,662
Employee Benefits: $347,020,293

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Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Rhode Island Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 65.00%
Grade 4 Reading 69.60%
Elementary School Science 41.10%
Grade 8 Math 58.20%
Grade 8 Reading 77.30%
Middle School Science 30.20%
High School Math 34.70%
High School Reading 78.90%
High School Science 30.60%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.