Best Public Schools in Cumberland, RI


The city of Cumberland, Rhode Island is home to 13 schools, including 9 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, with a mix of public and public charter institutions. The schools in this area generally perform well above the state average, with several standout institutions like Community School and Ashton School ranking among the top elementary schools in the state. The Cumberland School District as a whole is a high-performing district, with all of its schools rated 4 or 5 stars by SchoolDigger.

Within the district, North Cumberland Middle stands out as the #2 ranked middle school in Rhode Island, while Blackstone Valley Prep High, a public charter high school, performs well compared to the state average. However, the public charter schools in the Blackstone Valley Prep A RI Mayoral Academy district have more mixed performance, with some schools struggling to match the state averages.

The data also reveals a noticeable gap in performance between the highest-performing and lowest-performing schools, particularly in terms of test scores and free/reduced lunch rates. This highlights the need to address equity and ensure all students have access to a high-quality education, regardless of their socioeconomic background. Overall, the schools in Cumberland provide a strong educational foundation for the community, with the Cumberland School District leading the way in terms of overall quality and performance.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Rhode Island Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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