North Kingstown School District, Rhode Island
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- Budget is published, including revenue information.
- Form for making public record requests is provided.
- Administrative officials are listed with contact information under respective offices.
- School committee members are listed with contact information.
- Meeting schedule, agendas, minutes, and videos are available.
- Academic performance results are posted on the district website but are not up-to-date. A link is also provided to searchable district academic performance results on the New England Common Assessment Program website.
- Collective bargaining agreements are posted.
- Background check requirements are noted in the application process.
- Does not provide information on taxes, vendor bidding or vendor contracts, and audits.
The school committee is composed of seven members, each serving four year staggered terms. It includes a Jamestown representative, who votes on issues dealing with the high school.
|Kimberly Page||Vice Chairperson|
|William Mudge, III||Member|
|Julia Held||Jamestown Representative|
Philip Thornton serves as Superintendent.
The Superintendent's FY 2010 recommended Budget was $60,115,273. The School Committee made reductions to in in February and March 2009, bringing the grand total to $57,199,191. The line item details of these reductions are available on the District's website.
In FY 2008 the District spent $13,352 per pupil.
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, 9 schools (100%) in the district were classified as making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), 1 (11%) was a Regents' Commended school, and none were identified as in need of improvement.
|Classification||Number of schools||Percentage of schools|
|Made Adequate Yearly Progress||9||100%|
|Did not make AYP - Caution||0||0%|
|Did not make AYP - Insufficient Progress||0||0%|
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:
- ↑ Budget
- ↑ Public Records Request form
- ↑ Administration
- ↑ School committee
- ↑ Meetings
- ↑ Agendas
- ↑ Minutes
- ↑ Videos
- ↑ Parent Information
- ↑ Academics
- ↑ Collective Bargaining Agreements
- ↑ Human Resources
- ↑ North Kingston school committee
- ↑ North Kingstown School District FY 2010 School Committee Authorized Budget
- ↑ 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