North Kingstown High School

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North Kingstown Senior High School
North Kingstown High School
Location
150 Fairway Drive
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, 02852
United States
Coordinates 41°33′21″N 71°26′55″W / 41.5558°N 71.4486°W / 41.5558; -71.4486Coordinates: 41°33′21″N 71°26′55″W / 41.5558°N 71.4486°W / 41.5558; -71.4486
Information
School type Public high school
Founded 1901
School board North Kingstown School Board
School district North Kingstown School District
Superintendent Phil Auger, Ph.D.
CEEB Code 400088
Principal Dr. Denise Mancieri [1]
Assistant Principals Barbara Morse
Faculty 109.4 (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)[2]
Grades 9–12
Gender Co-Ed
Enrollment 1407 (as of 2014–15)[3]
Student to teacher ratio 14.4 [2]
Color(s)              Black ,Vegas Gold and White
Song Alma Mater
Athletics conference Rhode Island Interscholastic League
Mascot Skipper
Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Newspaper The Current Wave
Yearbook Skippers' Log
Feeder schools Davisville Middle School, Wickford Middle School, Jamestown Lawn School
Alumni Elizabeth Beisel, Catherine Reilly, Hannah Blackwood, Martha Edwards, Kaela Kennedy, Samuel Dufresne, Reilly Damm, The Great Khan, Michael Cain.
Website

North Kingstown Senior High School (North Kingstown High School) is a public secondary school located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The school, which serves grades 9–12, is attended by residents of both North Kingstown and Jamestown.[4] As of 2009, there were 1,655 students enrolled, and the faculty consisted of approximately 130 teachers.

History[edit]

In 1901 the State Board of Education in Rhode Island approved the establishment of the Wickford Academy (now known as the North Kingstown Senior High School). Four years later, in 1905, the first graduates received their diplomas. 2005 marked the school's 100th anniversary. [1]

Elizabeth Beisel, a 2010 graduate of North Kingstown Senior High School, is an international swimmer and has won two Olympic medals.

Achievements[edit]

In 2013, U.S. News & World Report rated North Kingstown High School as the third best high school in the state of Rhode Island, awarding it a Silver Medal on a national scale. [5] The school is accredited by the State of Rhode Island and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Principals[edit]

  • 1989 - 2010 Gerald K. Foley
  • 2010 - 2014 Thomas W. Kenworthy, Ed.D.
  • 2014 - Dr. Denise Mancieri

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nksd.net
  2. ^ a b North Kingstown Senior High School, National Center for Education Statistics, retrieved 20 July 2010 
  3. ^ , Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education http://www.eride.ri.gov/reports/reports.asp?selDistrict=23&selSchool=23108&selReport=E&selYear=2009-10&submit=Create%20Report, retrieved 20 July 2010  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://www.jamestownri.net/school.html
  5. ^ http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/rhode-island

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