School Details

Tiverton High School

100 North Brayton Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 624-8494
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 565 students 10 students/teacher (RI avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

37%
35%
34%
84%
83%
79%
48%
46%
50%

New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)

In 2011-2012 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Tiverton School District average
  • Rhode Island state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Tiverton High School is a public high school in Town of Tiverton. 565 students go to Tiverton High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Hispanic. 19% of the 565 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Tiverton High School is 10:1. Resiliency Preparatory School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 97%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Multiracial 0.4% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19% 24%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Much better than middle school. Very involved teachers and administration. Good broad base of programs.

  • (7 years ago)

    I am very disappointed with the lack of homework my children have. My senior is in for a huge wake up call when she goes to college this fall. I don't feel she is prepared for the amount of work she will be facing. The teachers seem to have a lot of 'sick time' on their plates and the substitutes teachers that replace them do NOTHING with our kids one actually has a mental illness that was obvious to the kids in the class. The principal actually came to the class and spoke to the kids about this teacher and the incident that occurred in the class. Extracurricular activites are aplenty.. but academics are lacking in my opinion. In general I am disappointed with the way my child has been prepared by the school for her college days. Should have raised my family in Portsmouth.

  • (8 years ago)

    The teachers care. The principle cares. There are plenty activities for the students. The guidance department needs an overhaul. That is the glaring weakness.

  • (8 years ago)

    The emphasis is totally based on standardized test scores rather than teaching the children. The guidance councilors are extremely unhelpful with the college search. The principal is a nice guy although he is a people pleaser. The extra curriculum activities are wonderful. Lots of options for the children to take advantage of. The school system may have great standardized test scores but a poor faculty. In my opinion look to move to a different town!!

  • (8 years ago)

    I attended all 4 years at Tiverton High. The school is just split down the middle 50% of the staff cares about the children's education and future. The other 50% don't care what happens just as long as they get paid.Most of the math classes are the teachers reviewing what happend the year before because they don't teach the children the correct information when they should have.The art department is wondreful and all of the teachers are nice and know that art is a wonderful way to expand the mind. The Music department is very into what they do but sometimes put to much pressure on the children.i am not trying to say that Tiverton High school is a horrible school but they do need a little more involved with education and future skills. I hope this is helpfull.

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