PROFICIENCY 18% 46% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #19 of 24 in Warwick
  • Ranked #19 of 24 in Warwick
  • Ranked #222 of 317 in Rhode Island
Proficiency Averages
30%Warwick
30%Warwick
33%Rhode Island

Gorton Junior High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Warwick" in Warwick, RI. There are a total of 425 students and 36 teachers at Gorton Junior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 126 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Gorton Junior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.0%, which is 46% lower than the Rhode Island average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students425
Teachers35.75
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch126
Reduced lunch38

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Gorton Junior High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All17%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
810-14%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Gorton Junior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictRhode IslandNational
Caucasian 86.2% 84.4% 60.8% 51.1%
African American 1.5% 2.2% 8.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 2.7% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.2% 7.2% 23.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.5% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.8% 3.0% 4.0% 3.1%

Warwick demographics profile

StatisticWarwickRhode IslandNational
Population81,8811,054,491318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,33968091
Median age45.039.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English90%78%79%
Speak Spanish3%12%13%

Education level achieved in Warwick

IndexWarwickRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%83.8%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%82.4%83.0%
Completed some college64.1%59.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.6%41.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.5%32.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.7%13.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.8%1.3%
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Source: The Gorton Junior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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