Tolman High School Profile


Below is some information found in the 2012 William E. Tolman Senior High School Profile, a copy of which is included by your guidance counselor in each of your college applications.

Administrators:

  • Frederick W. Silva, Principal
  • Barbara Savella, Assistant Principal
  • Dennis Smith, Assistant Principal
  • Laura Olsen, Grade 9 Assistant Principal
Guidance Counselors:
  • George T. McLaughlin, Department Chair
  • Michaela Frattarelli
  • Linda A. Gifford
  • Robert A. Jackson
  • Jane M. Renza

School:

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Total enrollment: 1227
  • Size of senior class of 2012: 264

Graduation Requirements:

  • The class of 2012 is required to accumulate a total of 23.5 credits.
  • A portfolio representative of all proficient work is required in order to graduate.
  • Every student is required to take the New England Common Assessment Program Exam.
Required Courses:
  • English: 4 years
  • Math: 4 years OR 3 Math + 1 Math related
  • Science: 2 years (2 labs)
  • Social Studies: 3 years (including US History I)
  • Foreign Language: 2 years (college-bound)
  • Art, Music, Theater: 1 course
  • Computer Studies: 1 course
  • Electives: 5.5 credits
  • Physical Education/Health: 4 courses
Marking System:
  • Numerical
  • Passing = 70 and above
  • Failure = 69 and below (year round credit recovery permitted as well as summer session)
Class Rank:
  • Weighted according to level of difficulty as follows:
    • AS/AP on a 5.0 scale (weight = .20)
    • All others on a 4.0 scale
    • PE/Special Education no GPA weight, credit only
    • Rank is computed at the end of each semester with final computation at the end of senior year
Test Scores:

Class of

2008

2009

2010

2011

% Taking

56.4

42.4

53.3

40.9

SAT Verbal

457

438

438

415

SAT Math

455

459

442

422

SAT Writing

461

460

424

430

Post Secondary Statistics:

Class of

2008

2009

2010

2011

4-year college

47.4

39.3

41.0

40.9

2-year college

28.2

36.4

26.0

25.1

Other schools

5.3

6.0

4.0

2.0

Further education

80.9

81.7

71.0

69.0

College Matriculation (4-year, class of 2011):

  • Rhode Island State Colleges: 60
  • Rhode Island Private Colleges: 22
  • New England States (not RI): 15
  • United States (not New England): 5
  • Foreign Colleges: 0
  • Student Total: 102
  • Total Colleges: 16

College Matriculation (2-year, class of 2011):

  • Student Total: 70
  • Total Colleges: 2

Post-Secondary Non-Degree Matriculation (class of 2011):

  • Student Total: 9

Military Service (class of 2011):

  • Student Total: 4
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