Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 68%
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Newport school information

IndexNewportRhode IslandNational
Average Test Scores26%39%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools919379,221
Total private schools211424,874
Total post-secondary schools3247,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Newport are 45% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Newport
  • 89.4% of people in Newport have completed 8th grade
  • 88.6% of people in Newport have completed high school
  • 50.9% of people in Newport have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Newport

      IndexNewportRhode IslandNational
      Completed 8th grade89.4%83.8%84.3%
      Completed high school88.6%82.4%83.0%
      Completed some college73.1%59.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree55.9%41.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors50.9%32.5%30.3%
      Completed masters19.9%13.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.6%1.8%1.3%

      Newport, RI School Districts

      • Newport School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Newport. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Newport, RI schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Newport, RI, an average of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Melville, RI1,37062%28.8%
      Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8,90462%28.5%
      Kingston, RI6,89153%10.7%
      Tiverton, RI7,48652%7.2%
      Narragansett Pier, RI3,70852%7.0%
      Newport, RI24,57026%45.3%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,57459%21.7%
      South Salt Lake, UT24,5755%89.6%
      De Pere, WI24,54455%14.3%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,52273%51.7%
      Fort Dodge, IA24,62655%14.5%
      Newport, RI24,57026%45.3%
      Source: The Newport, 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.