Alfred Lima, Senior El School

Alfred Lima, Senior El School serves 609 students in grades 2-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the RI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Alfred Lima, Senior El School operates within the Providence School District.

Overview

The student population of 609 students has grown by 136% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-5
Total Students 609 students
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Alfred Lima, Senior El School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School American Indian (1998-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Asian (1998-2013)
Hispanic
75%
23%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Hispanic (1998-2013)
Black
15%
8%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Black (1998-2013)
White
3%
63%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School White (1998-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Alfred Lima, Senior El School Sch Ethnicity Alfred Lima, Senior El 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.
0.42 0.32
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
84%
40%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Alfred Lima, Senior El School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,373 students has grown by 19% over five years.
School District Name Providence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
5
Number of Students Managed 28,373 1,735
Providence School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $421 MM n/a
District Spending $436 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $17,745 $0
Providence School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,407 $0
Providence School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gilbert Stuart Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles N. Fortes Academy (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ProvidenceCharles N. Fortes Academy
    234 Daboll St
    ProvidenceRI 02907
    (401)278-0501
    0 mi | 440 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • ProvidenceLeviton Dual Language School
    65 Greenwich St
    ProvidenceRI 02907
    (401)278-2872
    0.1 mi | 265 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ProvidenceGilbert Stuart Middle School
    188 Princeton Ave
    ProvidenceRI 02907
    (401)456-9341
    0.1 mi | 746 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ProvidenceHighlander Charter
    Charter School
    42 Lexington Ave
    ProvidenceRI 02907
    (401)277-2600
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 314 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ProvidenceTrinity Academy Performing Art
    Charter School
    158 Messer St
    ProvidenceRI 02909
    (401)432-7881
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 103 students | Gr. 7-9                      

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