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Cranston Public School District

Contact info is sourced from our partners at MDR Education, and DonorsChoose updates our site ahead of each school year.
  • (401) 270-8000
  • 845 Park Ave
  • Cranston, RI-2790
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About this district

Cranston Public School District is a public school district in Rhode Island. They serve 10,495 students across 25 schools, and its teachers have had 230 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    25
  • Students
    10,495
  • Teachers
    813

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Cranston Public School District Demographics

46%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
37%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Cranston Public School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Cranston Public School District had a total revenue of $177.3 million in the 2016-17 school year. 54.3% came from local sources, 39.3% from state sources, and 6.4% from federal sources.

Cranston Public School District had a per-pupil revenue of $16,889 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 54.3% came from local sources, 39.3% from state sources, and 6.4% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Cranston Public School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated May 25, 2024

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Cranston Public School District

$129,320
raised using DonorsChoose
230
projects funded
91
teachers funded
810
donors
2
projects for basic supplies
15
projects for technology
65
projects for books
1
project for art supplies

Cranston Public School District has received support from 483 individuals from Rhode Island and 327 individuals out-of-state.