South Kingstown High School

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215 Columbia St

Wakefield, RI 02879

(401) 360-1000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,119

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for South Kingstown High School

SKHS is overall a good school. The teachers and administrators are great. The only problem is the guidance department, which is seriously lacking. If they had a professional and effective guidance department I would have given the school 5 stars.

Posted by a parent on 11/03/14

My son has been attending this school for over a year, and his experience has been excellent, the teachers are extremely professional. I only agree with a couple of points from the previous review- administration staff are lacking both people skills and direction, kids are disrespectful, and taxes are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/10/14

Not sure who is in charge when you walk through the door(students or administration/faculty). Of course there are good teachers, there always are. Are they supported in facilitating appropriate learning in mixed classrooms-?? If your student is middle of the road, do not expect much to inspire or develop. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/24/14

The teachers are extremely professional. The school principal is very involved and on target. This is the best school in Rhode Island.

Posted by a parent on 01/21/14

i am currently a freshman at this school and i enjoy it very much. i am soon moving to new jersey so i am very sad that i will be moving on from this amazing school. When i started at SK i was new to the state and knew nobody, the people are so welcoming and nice. most of the teachers are great, there ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/26/13

Wow, so many bad reviews here, or maybe a lot of them are outdated?? Everyone's experience is different, and it's really what you make of it that matters, unless you're having a seriously bad experience, which is rare. On average, teachers are good, bullying isn't a huge problem, administration usually ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/17/13

Everyone's school experience doesn't necessarily match the reviews, the ratings or the gossip. We have been nothing but pleased with the way SKHS has met the needs of our son. We initially sat down with his counselor who was very careful to consider his learning style and personal needs when arranging ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/28/13

Worse school ever it dont even deserve a star my son is getting physically bullied by a senior and teachers dont do nothing about it.and also many kids falling through cracks!Seriously!If i were you i would put my child somewhere else

Posted by a parent on 10/02/12

I do not know how you can have a good review of this school, period.

Posted by a parent on 03/29/11

Both my daughters graduated from south kingstown high school. My oldest had an IEP. She is one of the students who fell through the cracks. She tells me she can't read or spell. This is sad seeing how many iep meetings i attended where they informed me that she was doing well. they would tell me that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/10

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Test scores for South Kingstown High School

NECAP* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
South Kingstown High School
South Kingstown Public Schools
Rhode Island
* 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.

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Wakefield schools — South Kingstown High School is located at 215 Columbia St, Wakefield RI 02879. 215 Columbia St is in the 02879 ZIP code in Wakefield, RI The school district for South Kingstown High School is the South Kingstown Public Schools. South Kingstown High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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