Oxford Elementary School

Oxford Elementary School serves 647 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Oxford Elementary School operates within the Catawba County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 647 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 647 students
Oxford Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Oxford Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oxford Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Oxford Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
2%
Oxford Elementary School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
10%
13%
Oxford Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
4%
27%
Oxford Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
52%
Oxford Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oxford Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Oxford Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.64
Oxford Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
45%
Oxford Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
8%
Oxford Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,681 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Catawba County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
4
Number of Students Managed 17,681 1,593
Catawba County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $184 MM $19 MM
Catawba County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $174 MM $18 MM
Catawba County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,313 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,763 $10,880
Catawba County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bunker Hill High School (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is River Bend Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lyle Creek Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Claremont Bunker Hill High School
    4675 Oxford School Rd
    Claremont , NC , 28610
    (828)241-3355
    2.4  mi  |  935  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Claremont River Bend Middle School
    4670 Oxford School Rd
    Claremont , NC , 28610
    (828)241-2754
    2.4  mi  |  555  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Conover Lyle Creek Elementary School
    1845 Edgewater Dr
    Conover , NC , 28613
    (828)464-0299
    2.9  mi  |  506  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Claremont Claremont Elementary School
    3384 East Main St
    Claremont , NC , 28610
    (828)459-7921
    4  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Conover Shuford Elementary School
    810 Hunsucker Rd
    Conover , NC , 28613
    (828)464-1973
    4.4  mi  |  536  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Catawba County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Catawba County is Hickory City Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.