(Providence) - Charter
school members of the R.I. League of Charter Schools demonstrated solid
performance in the 2017 School Report Card report recently released by the R.I.
Department of Education (RIDE). In the report, all Rhode Island public schools
are measured by a Composite Index Score (CIS) which measures student
proficiency, student growth and performance gaps in both ELA and mathematics. R.I.
League member charter schools have demonstrated solid performance according to
their CIS scores relative to the State average and local community average CIS
Two League member
charters schools (Kingston Hill Academy and The Compass School) were recognized
by RIDE as Commended Schools for their strong performance across all metrics.
Both of the
League member schools categorized as elementary schools (Kingston Hill Academy
and International Charter School) had a higher CIS score than the state average
CIS score for elementary schools and both had a higher CIS score than their
5 out of the 6
League member schools categorized as middle schools (Beacon Charter School,
Highlander Charter School, The Learning community, Segue Institute for Learning
and The Compass School) had a higher CIS score than the State average CIS score
for middle schools. The 6th, (Trinity Academy for the Performance
Arts) was just two points below the State average and all six schools had
higher CIS scores than their local community.
5 out of 10
League member school categorized as high schools had higher CIS scores than the
State average CIS score for high schools. 8 out of the 10 had higher CIS scores
than their local community.
“Our League member charter schools continue to
demonstrate that our schools provide high quality public school options for
Rhode Island’s students and families” said Keith A. Oliveira, Executive
Director of the R.I. League of Charter Schools. “Our schools continue to
demonstrate their commitment to high quality and to serving the unique needs of
all of our students through innovation and a dedicated focus on effective teaching
and learning strategies” said Oliveira. For more information Contact: Keith