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, Washington County, 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 Denise Mancieri, Ed.D.
Faculty 96.64 (on full-time equivalent (FTE) basis)[1]
Grades 9–12
Gender Co-Ed
Enrollment 1,387 (as of 2014–15)[2]
Student to teacher ratio 14.35:1 [1]
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
Communities served North Kingstown, Jamestown
Feeder schools Davisville Middle School, Wickford Middle School, Jamestown Lawn School
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.[3] As of 2014–15, there were 1,407 students enrolled, and the faculty consisted of approximately 100 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.[4]

Elizabeth Beisel, a 2010 graduate of North Kingstown Senior High School, is an international swimmer and has won two Olympic medals. Beisel graduated from University of Florida in 2014 after competing in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

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 – present Denise Mancieri, Ed.D.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b North Kingstown Senior High School, National Center for Education Statistics, retrieved 16 April 2016 
  2. ^ , 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 16 April 2016  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ http://www.jamestownri.net/school.html
  4. ^ http://www.nksd.net/NK100/index.htm
  5. ^ http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/rhode-island

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