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NARRAGANSETT â€“ Narragansett High School continues its streak of excellence with its ranking as the number one high school in the state by GoLocalProv. The ranking, determined by data drawn from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) on all of the schools, is based on factors such as number of students, graduation rates, SAT scores, spending per-pupil, and student-teacher ratio. The school presented high SAT scores and one of the highest graduation rates in the state.
Comprised of only 462 students in the 2013 academic school year, the institution has a continued tradition of being one of Rhode Islandâ€™s Commended Schools, as determined by the RIDE. According to information publicly available on the RIDE InfoWorks! database, the school has a 90.8 percent graduation rate, an average spending per-pupil of $18,163, and an 15:1 student-teacher ratio including all assistant teachers. The schoolâ€™s 11th grade NECAP assessment scores are as follows: Math â€“ 66 percent proficiency, compared to 35 percent proficiency in the state; Reading â€“ 97 percent, with 81 percent for the state; Writing â€“ 71 percent, with 66 percent for the state; and Science â€“ 50 percent, with 30 percent for the state. The school also maintains a 4.2 percent drop-out rate, while the state has a rate of 9.1 percent.
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