More Refreshers: RI Academic Achievement, Teacher Salary Ranking, Student to Teacher Ratio
Further to Justin’s post, national ranking of the Rhode Island public school system in certain areas of interest.
Academic Achievement: 40th
National Ranking of Rhode Island Teacher Salary: 9th highest[Source: NEA, middle column, Page 37, of this PDF]
Ratio of Students Enrolled per Teacher: 51st (lowest ratio in the country)[Source: NEA, Page 35 of this PDF]
School Committees and parents around the state may wish to keep these rankings in mind as contract renegotiation nears.
Fresh Data Alert: the NEA report, “Rankings & Estimates”, linked above twice, was issued just last month.