Ruhuma Jr High School



Ruhuma Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruhuma Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 26
1 20
2 17
3 23
4 21
5 16
6 18
7 20
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruhuma Jr High School is a public elementary school located in Fort Payne, AL in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 182 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruhuma Jr High School is the 751st largest public school in Alabama and the 49,012th largest nationally. It has 8.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 182
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,012th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 751st out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 17th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 634th out of 783

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Ruhuma Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 99
(54%)
4,537
(52%)
 Female 83
(46%)
4,182
(48%)

Ruhuma Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 143
(79%)
5,426
(62%)
 American Indian 29
(16%)
1,017
(12%)
 Hispanic 9
(5%)
2,157
(25%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
85
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Ruhuma Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(84%)
5,517
(63%)
 Not Eligible 19
(10%)
2,449
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(6%)
753
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Ruhuma Jr High School is ranked 640th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruhuma Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ruhuma Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 201
2006 216
2007 207
2008 212
2009 195
2010 220
2011 186
2012 182

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 13.1
2007 11.8
2008 12.3
2009 10.8
2010 N/A
2011 7.9
2012 8.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70646766169154
2006 0.72685185185185
2007 0.71980676328502
2008 0.75471698113208
2009 0.79487179487179
2010 0.82272727272727
2011 0.8494623655914
2012 0.8956043956044

Compare Ruhuma Jr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
830.0% 8.3:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 89.6%
 

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Ruhuma Jr High School
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Public KG - 09 182 8.3:1  
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Public KG - 12 626 13:1 13 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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