School Profile





Located in the south-central area of Aquidneck Island, Middletown is a community of varied socio-economic levels. Light industry, agriculture, military and tourism are the primary employers. Adjacent to Newport, RI, 40 miles from Providence and about 70 miles from Boston, Middletown residents have easy access to a variety of athletic, recreational, cutural, and educational events.

Middletown High School is a four-year comprehensive facility, accredited by the New England Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and the State of Rhode Island.

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School Data 2006
Enrollment 716
Faculty 78

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Inter-Scholastic Athletic Competition
Athletic Director - Eric Goden

BaseballSoccer
BasketballSoftball
Cross-CountrySwimming
FootballTennis
GolfTrack & Field
GymnasticsVolleyball
HockeyWrestling
Lacrosse   

Intramural opportunities are available for all students

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Extra-Curricular Activities

Student Activities

Academic Decathlon Leo Club
Band Math Team
Best Buddies Mock Trial
Chorus Model Legislature
Class Activities/Close-up National Honor Society
Color Guard/Flag Team Ski Club
Drama Club Student Council
The Island Shoppe US 1st Robotic Team

Publications

TEMPO - Literary Magazine WAVE - School Newspaper
Advisor - Lisa Clark
ISLANDER - Yearbook
Advisors -
Christopher Savastano,
Bernadette Moniz

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Transcript Information and Grading Systems

CEEB/ACT Code Number: 400063

Classes are heterogeneously grouped. Exceptions: Classes designated as Honors, or -5 indicates below average placement.

Grading Systems
Letter Grade
Numerical Equivalent
A
93 - 100
A-
90 - 92
B+
87 -89
B
83 - 86
B-
80 - 82
C+
77 - 79
C
73 - 76
C-
70 - 72
D
65 -69
F
0 - 64
I
Incomplete
AUD
Audit
WF
Withdrawal Failing
WP
Withdrawal Passing

Class rank is cumulative from grade nine. All students and all courses are included. Only Advanced Placement courses are given extra weight. Grade Point Average is based on a 4.0 scale.

The school year consists of 180 days divided into two semesters. Five periods in a seven day rotation cycle including fifteen minute advisory daily. Report cards are issued quarterly. Progress reports are mailed to parents mid-way through each quarter. Mid-year and final examinations each account for 10% of the final grade.


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Certificate of Mastery

Beginning with the graduating class of 2003, the attainment of a Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM) certifies that a student has met a set of academic and applied learning standards, demonstrated through performance based assessments. The CIM indicates that our students have consistently achieved high standards of learning and performance relevant to the 21st Century world of education and employment. Students may attain a CIM in addition to a high school diploma.

2006 CIM Graduates - 12

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Educational Options

Advanced Placement Classes
English U.S. History
Chemistry Studio Art
Calculus Human Geography
European History Statistics

Early Enrollment Program
(Rhode Island College)
English Foreign Language
Chemistry Certificate of Initial Mastery

Other Programs

Career/Technical Programs

Co-Operative Work Experience

Independent Learning

Project Success for Academic Intervention

Alternate Learning Program

JROTC

Virtual Classrooms:

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Graduation Requirements

110 credits are required for graduation.

Course Requirements MHS Diploma Recommended
College Entrance
English 4 years 4 years
Social Studies
(includes 2 years of US History.)
3 years 3-4 years
Mathematics* 3 years 3-4 years
Science** 2 years 3-4 years (2 Lab Sciences)
Foreign Languages   2-4 years
Computer Science 1 semester 1 semester
Fine Arts 1 semester 1 semester
Physical Education 4 semesters 4 semesters
Health Education 1 semester 1 semester

Community service learning 20 hours beginning with the 2007 class
*(Mathematics 3 years beginning with class of 2008)
**(Science 3 years beginning with class of 2011)

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Class of 2006

Class Size 146
Spanish Honor Society 7
French Honor Society 4
National Honor Society 17
Rhode Island Honor Society 9


Post-Secondary Placement
Number Percentage
4 year Colleges 63 43%
2 year Colleges 20 27%
Armed Forces 9 1%
Work Force 22 15%


SAT I Results
(Seniors taking SAT I - 88)

Critical Reading/
Writing
Verbal
Math
MHS Mean
506
527
497
State Mean
495
503
502