How can I view the 2003 Infoworks report cards?
All the school, district, and state report cards are available in
PDF (Portable Document Format). In order to view or print these
files you need the free
Acrobat® Reader™ software. You can download the software from
Adobe Web site, then you will need to install it on your
Downloading and Installing Acrobat Reader
Acrobat Web site, select "Get Acrobat Reader - Free!" You will
need to enter the operating system (Windows XP, 2000, 98 or
Macintosh), then begin the download. Be sure to send the file to a
location where you can easily find it afterward, such as the
Desktop. If you are using a modem to connect to the Internet, it may
take you extra time to complete the download.
Once the download has completed, double-click on the installer
icon and follow the installation instructions. Then you're ready to
Configuring your browser to view the reports
Both Netscape (4 and above) and Internet Explorer (4 and above),
by default, use a plug-in to automatically open Acrobat Reader
within your browser. When you click a PDF file link, Acrobat Reader
will open right in your browser's window.
If you would rather configure your computer to open Acrobat
Reader as a helper application (rather than as a plug-in), please
Configuring Windows Browser for Reader (Windows users) or
Configuring Mac OS Browsers for Reader (Macintosh users). When
you use this configuration and click a PDF file link, the browser
opens Acrobat Reader as a separate application where you view the
How can I find my school and district report cards?
The Infoworks! report cards are available in PDF format under the
buttons School Report Cards,
District Report Cards, and
State Report Card. We offer the following
options for searching the report cards:
- Go to the complete list of all Rhode Island schools and
- Type in a school name, or part of a school name (such as
"Kennedy" or "Robert F. Kennedy School"
- Select a grade level using the pull-down menu
- Enter a 5-digit school code (such as 01105)
- For District-level reports, select a district from the
- Click on State Report Card for State-level reports
If you are searching for a school or district, you will see a
list of the 4 pages of reports available. Select a link to view the
report card. If you have followed the instructions above, when you
click on a link to any PDF file, the Acrobat Reader program will
automatically launch and you will be able to view and print the
How to Print the Reports
While viewing the report cards either in your browser window or
in Acrobat Reader, go to File-Print, or simply click on the small
printer icon in the upper left-hand corner.
Why PDF (Portable Document Format)?
While HTML is great for displaying information on the Web, it is
not very structured and is not the best choice for producing reports
or charts and graphs that require rigid formatting.
Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) is the open de facto standard
for electronic document distribution worldwide. PDF files can also
be opened reliably across a broad range of hardware and software.
Adobe PDF is a universal file format that preserves all of the
fonts, formatting, colors, and graphics of any source document,
regardless of the application and platform used to create it.