165 Prospect Street
Norwood, MA 02062
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
John P Oldham serves 227 students in grades 1-5.
John P Oldham placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

John P Oldham ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

John P Oldham's student population of 227 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

John P Oldham is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John P Oldham is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#594 out of 1667 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
13%
9%
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White
73%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Students: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Top 50%)

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