Ruth Barker Middle School



Ruth Barker Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruth Barker Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 287
6 291
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruth Barker Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bentonville, AR in the Bentonville School District. It enrolls 578 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 578
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.14

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Ruth Barker Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 291
(50%)
4,195
(48%)
 Male 287
(50%)
4,499
(52%)

Ruth Barker Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 416
(72%)
6,633
(76%)
 Hispanic 69
(12%)
856
(10%)
 Asian 46
(8%)
576
(7%)
 Black 17
(3%)
231
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
257
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
105
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
36
(0%)

Ruth Barker Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 357
(62%)
5,999
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(29%)
2,009
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
686
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ruth Barker Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Ruth Barker Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 573
2007 634
2008 651
2009 697
2010 775
2011 775
2012 578

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 13.6
2007 14.1
2008 14.5
2009 15.1
2010 16.5
2011 15.6
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.37696335078534
2007 0.31072555205047
2008 0.3026113671275
2009 0.29124820659971
2010 0.2941935483871
2011 0.27096774193548
2012 0.38235294117647

Compare Ruth Barker Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 

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Ruth Barker Middle School
Bentonville, AR
Public 05 - 06 578 12.8:1  
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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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