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Portsmouth High School Ranks 8 in GoLocalProv Top High School List

Portsmouth High School ranked 8 out of 51 Rhode Island schools.

ranks as the eighth high school in the state, according to GoLocalProv’s Third Annual Top High Schools list, which was released on Monday.

The list included public, charter and technical schools, which factored reading, math and writing proficiency, student to teacher ratio, spending per student, four-year graduation rates, average verbal, math and writing SAT scores into the rankings.

Portsmouth High School also charted low spending per student, at only $12,850 in 2009-2010. View the complete list here. 

Schools ranked according to the following calculations:

Student/Teacher Ratio 15%
Per Pupil Spending 15%
NECAP-English 10%
NECAP-Math 10%
NECAP-Science 10%
SAT-Verbal 10%
SAT-Math 10%
SAT-Writing 10%
Graduation Rate 10%

Stanley Farak May 16, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Was the Daily News wrong.....They said PHS was ranked 5th and Rogers High was ranked number eight??
Sandy McGee May 16, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Thanks for your comment Stanley. I don't know about the NDN ranking, but GoLocal's chart does list Portsmouth High School in the eighth spot. You can see the chart here: http://www.golocalprov.com/news/chart-ris-high-schools-2012-from-1-to-51/

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