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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 143,793 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 305 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 53 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 76% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $14,723 </center>
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'''Rhode Island''' is home to 53 school districts, 305 schools and 143,793 K-12 students.<ref name=RI>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/rhodeisland.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 13, 2013]</ref>
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'''Rhode Island''' is home to 54 school districts, 303 schools and 142,854 K-12 students.<ref name=RI>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/rhodeisland.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 13, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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K-12 Education in Rhode Island
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Deborah Gist
Number of students: 142,854[1]
Number of teachers: 11,414
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:12.5
Number of school districts: 54
Number of schools: 308
Graduation rate: 77%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $13,815[3]
See also
Rhode Island Department of Education
Rhode Island school districts
List of school districts in Rhode Island
Rhode Island
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Rhode Island
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Rhode Island is home to 54 school districts, 303 schools and 142,854 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

The current Commissioner of Education is Deborah Gist. The following lists current members of the Rhode Island Board of Education:[5]

  • Eva-Marie Mancuso, Chair
  • Antonio Barajas, MD
  • Michael Bernstein
  • Colleen A. Callahan
  • Karin Forbes
  • Jo Eva Gaines
  • Michael A. Grande
  • Patrick A. Guida, Esq.
  • William Maaia
  • Lawrence Purtill
  • Mathies Santos

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of Rhode Island schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[4]

Racial demographics
Race  % of Rhode Island students
American Indian 1
Asian 3
African American 8
Hispanic/Latino 21
White 65
Two or more 2

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Rhode Island school board elections, 2014

A total of two Rhode Island school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 10 seats. Each district scheduled elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Rhode Island's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 20,827 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Rhode Island School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Cranston Public Schools 11/4/2014 7 7 10,653
Warwick Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 10,174


See also

External links

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