Rhode Island2019-08-04T21:39:16+00:00

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Education School Report Card published school-level spending data for the 2016-2017 school year. Explore Rhode Island’s spending data below or jump over to the state report card HERE.

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT PER SCHOOL SPENDING

OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK & HOW TO FIND THE ANSWERS

Rhode Island provides demographics information under the student count on each school Report Card overview page. The compare feature on the finance page allows comparison of per-pupil expenditures.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View your school Report Card finance page. Use the compare feature to view spending for comparison schools.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

View demographic information on each Report Card overview page (or download the PDF) to identify comparison schools. View your school Report Card finance page. Use the compare feature to view spending for comparison schools.

Rhode Island provides demographics information under the student count on each Report Card overview page. The compare feature allows comparison of per-pupil expenditures and of outcomes by student group.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View your school Report Card. On each outcomes page (assessments, graduation rates, etc.) and on the finance page, use the compare feature to view comparison schools.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

View demographic information on each school Report Card overview page (or download the PDF) to identify comparison schools. View your school Report Card finance page and outcomes page. On each outcomes page and finance page, use the compare feature to view comparison schools.

Rhode Island does not have an online comparison option for school spending on services.

View, filter, and download School Level Data Exports to gather school-level spending by function. Filter by “All” to see state-level spending details.

Use the LEA Group Spending by Activity dashboard to see district-level details.

Rhode Island does not have an online comparison option for school spending on services. View, filter, and download the School Level Data Exports to gather data on school-level spending by function.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View and/or download School Level Data Export for spending on services for each comparison school.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

View demographic information on each school Report Card overview page­ (or download the PDF) to identify comparison schools.

View and/or download the School Level Data Export for spending on services for each comparison school.

Rhode Island does not have an online comparison option. You can view individual school Report Cards to gather per-pupil expenditures for each school in a district. Since you will need to look up each school individually it may be helpful to consider comparing by school type (such as high, middle or elementary).

View an individual school Report Card finance page. Use the“Export Chart to PDF” function to have the data at hand for side-by-side comparison. Then use the compare feature to view expenditures for all other schools in the district.

MORE ABOUT RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Department of Education provides videos and user guides to help navigate the Report Card, plus an online help desk.  Rhode Island also has an online Data Center that provides several financial report options. If you have any questions about the data reported by Rhode Island or feedback on its report card please email: Scott Gausland, Director Office of Data and Technology Services: scott.gausland@ride.ri.gov