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  • State Street School
  • 35 State Street, Westerly
  • Westerly
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Dunn's Corners School
  • 8 1/2 Plateau Road, Westerly
  • Westerly
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 277
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Westerly Middle School
  • 10 Sandy Hill Road, Westerly
  • Westerly
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 882
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Springbrook Elementary School
  • 39 Springbrook Road, Westerly
  • Westerly
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 323
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Westerly High School
  • 23 Ward Avenue, Westerly
  • Westerly
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 912
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Westerly school information

IndexWesterlyRhode IslandNational
Average Test Scores35%33%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools619379,221
Total private schools111424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a247,963
The Westerly, RI educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Westerly public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 4% higher than than the Rhode Island average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westerly public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in Rhode Island and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.5% have completed high school, 29.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Westerly

IndexWesterlyRhode IslandNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%83.8%84.3%
Completed high school85.5%82.4%83.0%
Completed some college60.5%59.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%41.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.5%32.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.6%13.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.8%1.3%

Westerly, RI School Districts

Westerly School District

There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Westerly. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Westerly, RI schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Westerly, RI, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Westerly schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Westerly, RI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stonington, CT97380%62%
Old Mystic, CT3,40365%31%
Wyoming, RI19660%21%
Ashaway, RI1,11158%18%
Mystic, CT4,24157%17%
Westerly, RI17,63235%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wallingford Center, CT17,63453%8%
New Castle, IN17,63467%37%
Helena, AL17,63057%17%
Maryland City, MD17,64740%18%
Martinsburg, WV17,61343%13%
Westerly, RI17,63235%30%
Source: The Westerly, 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.
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