Newport School District, Rhode Island
- Main article: Evaluation of Rhode Island school district websites
- School committee members are listed with contact information.
- Meeting schedule, minutes, and reports are available.
- Budget is published.
- School/Program/Building contact numbers are posted, administrative officials are not listed.
- Information on the various academic performance tests/assessments is posted, but actual results are not.
- Does not provide information on taxes, contracts, audits, academic performance, background checks, and how to make public record requests.
The school committee is composed of seven members:
|Jo Eva Gaines||Chairperson|
|Hugo DeAscentis, Jr.||Vice-Chairperson|
John Ambrogi serves as Superintendent.
The FY 2010 budget request total is $37,878,497.91 This is a decrease from FY 2009 of $245,885.09 (0.64%).
The District website provides a summary of explanations of revenue changes.
The FY 2008 per pupil spending was $18,754, the second highest of all districts in the state.
In response to the No Child Left Behind Act, Rhode Island joined with Vermont and New Hampshire to create Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) and the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP). NECAP results can be found on the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education site.
Each year Information Works! (a partnership between the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Center for School Improvement and Educational Policy at the University of Rhode Island) puts out an annual report on public education in Rhode Island, creating detailed report cards for each district.
2007-08 District school performance
In the 2007-08 school year, 5 schools (71%) in the district were classified as making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), none were Regents' Commended schools, and one was identified as in need of improvement.
|Classification||Number of schools||Percentage of schools|
|Made Adequate Yearly Progress||5||71%|
|Did not make AYP - Caution||1||14%|
|Did not make AYP - Insufficient Progress||1||14%|
The chart below details school classification indicators and targets:
|Level||Math 2008 state target||District's index score||English 2008 state target||District's index score|
The chart below details the percentage of students reaching proficiency on the following subjects:
- ↑ School committee
- ↑ Meetings
- ↑ Minutes
- ↑ Committee reports
- ↑ Budget
- ↑ Contact
- ↑ Assessment
- ↑ Newport school committee
- ↑ Newport Public Schools - 2009-2010 Approved Budget
- ↑ Newport Public Schools - 2009-2010 Fiscal Year Proposed School Budget Explanations
- ↑ RIDE - FY 2008 Per Pupil Expenditures
- ↑ Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - New England Common Assessment Program
- ↑ Infoworks! 2009 School District Performance Report
- ↑ Infoworks! Learning and Achievement: Accountability 2009 Report
- ↑ Infoworks! Learning and Achievement: Assessments 2009 Report
- ↑ NEA Rhode Island - Local Association Presidents