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Avg. test scores 30%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 1%

Cranston school information

IndexCranstonRhode IslandNational
Average Test Scores34%33%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools2619379,221
Total private schools1311424,874
Total post-secondary schools3247,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cranston are 30% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Cranston
  • 86.2% of people in Cranston have completed 8th grade
  • 84.7% of people in Cranston have completed high school
  • 30.6% of people in Cranston have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cranston

      IndexCranstonRhode IslandNational
      Completed 8th grade86.2%83.8%84.3%
      Completed high school84.7%82.4%83.0%
      Completed some college57.9%59.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.8%41.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.6%32.5%30.3%
      Completed masters12.0%13.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.8%1.3%

      Cranston, RI School Districts

      • Cranston School District

      There are a total of 26 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Cranston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cranston, RI schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Cranston, RI, an average of 86.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Norton Center, MA2,73282%67%
      Clayville, RI15760%21%
      Attleboro, MA44,12158%18%
      Melville, RI1,37057%16%
      Valley Falls, RI12,11646%7%
      Cranston, RI80,88234%30%

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      Palm Coast, FL80,94860%22%
      Lakewood, CA81,05438%22%
      Largo, FL80,67848%2%
      Lake Forest, CA80,65854%9%
      Avondale, AZ80,63131%37%
      Cranston, RI80,88234%30%
      Source: The Cranston, RI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.