In Case You Missed It: The Worst Behaved High Schools in RI
Saturday, October 26, 2013
The Worst Behaved High Schools in Rhode Island
Rhode Island public high school students were suspended nearly 25,000 times in the 2011-2012 academic year—a rate of almost one suspension for every other student at the secondary level, according to state data maintained by the Rhode Island Department of Education. Who were the biggest offenders?
The Rhode Island High Schools With the Most Suspensions
Student misbehavior varies widely across Rhode Island high schools, according to state data on suspensions. Some schools formally discipline their students hundreds of times—others just a few dozen. The differences don’t always correspond to socio-economic factors or school size. Find out where your local high school ranks in the below slides, which lists schools by the number of suspensions they had in the 2011-2012 school year, for which the most recent data is available.
Related Slideshow: College Board Reports - New England States by the Data
Reports released by the College Board, "Trends in College Pricing 2013," and "Trends in Student Aid", included a number of national data points regarding college affordability. Here, see how the New Engand states stacked up agains each other.
Student Grant Aid
In 2011-12, state grant aid per full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student ranged from under $200 (in 2012 dollars) in 12 states to over $1,000 in 10 states.
Rhode Island $200
New Hampshire: 0
US average $670
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