Hugh Cole School

Tel: (401)245-1460
Grades: PK-5

650 students

Hugh Cole School serves 650 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the RI average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Hugh Cole School operates within the Bristol Warren School District.

Overview

The student population of 650 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 650 students
Hugh Cole School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Hugh Cole School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Hugh Cole School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 12:1
Hugh Cole School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hugh Cole School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
4%
22%
Hugh Cole School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
2%
8%
Hugh Cole School Black (1993-2012)
White
86%
64%
Hugh Cole School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hugh Cole School Sch Ethnicity Hugh Cole 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.
0.26 0.54
Hugh Cole School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
34%
38%
Hugh Cole School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
6%
6%
Hugh Cole School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bristol Warren School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 4,315 1,548
Bristol Warren School District Number of Students Managed (1993-2012)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $37 MM
District Spending $59 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $147,820 $17,432
District Spending / Student $147,416 $16,408
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt. Hope High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kickemuit Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph G Luther Elementary School (2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Warren Kickemuit Middle School
    525 Child St
    Warren , RI , 02885
    (401)245-2010
    0.4  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Swansea Joseph G Luther Elementary School
    100 Pearse Rd
    Swansea , MA , 02777
    (508)675-7499
    2  mi  |  221  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Bristol Rockwell School
    1225 Hope St
    Bristol , RI , 02809
    (401)254-5930
    2.3  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Barrington Nayatt School
    400 Nayatt Rd
    Barrington , RI , 02806
    (401)247-3175
    2.7  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Swansea Gardner Elementary School
    10 Church St
    Swansea , MA , 02777
    (508)675-7899
    2.7  mi  |  258  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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