James R. D. Oldham School

Tel: (401)433-6209
  • James R. D. Oldham School serves 185 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the RI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • James R. D. Oldham School operates within the East Providence School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 185 students
James R. D. Oldham School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % James R. D. Oldham School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
James R. D. Oldham School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade James R. D. Oldham School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (RI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
James R. D. Oldham School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
James R. D. Oldham School American Indian Students (2004-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
James R. D. Oldham School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
3%
24%
James R. D. Oldham School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
8%
James R. D. Oldham School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
70%
60%
James R. D. Oldham School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
James R. D. Oldham School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
13%
4%
James R. D. Oldham School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups James R. D. Oldham School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown RI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.33
James R. D. Oldham School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
41%
James R. D. Oldham School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
11%
6%
James R. D. Oldham School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • East Providence School District's student population of 5,145 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,776 in this district is less than the state average of $18,649. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,593 is less than the state average of $18,229. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name East Providence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,145 1,618
East Providence School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $30 MM
East Providence School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $88 MM $30 MM
East Providence School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,776 $18,649
East Providence School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,593 $18,229
East Providence School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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