Ruth Fisher Elementary School



Ruth Fisher Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruth Fisher Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 69
1 69
2 71
3 78
4 90
5 69
6 77
7 78
8 74
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruth Fisher Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tonopah, AZ in the Saddle Mountain Unified School District. It enrolls 693 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruth Fisher Elementary School is the 320th largest public school in Arizona and the 7,982nd largest nationally. It has 22.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 693
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,982nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 320th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 851st out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 476th out of 948

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Ruth Fisher Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 360
(52%)
530
(53%)
 Female 333
(48%)
472
(47%)

Ruth Fisher Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 571
(82%)
806
(80%)
 Hispanic 107
(15%)
145
(14%)
 Black 6
(1%)
34
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ruth Fisher Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(69%)
575
(57%)
 Not Eligible 177
(26%)
350
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
77
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Ruth Fisher Elementary School is ranked 178th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruth Fisher Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.5%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. 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.

Ruth Fisher Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 749
2006 883
2007 650
2008 647
2009 616
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 693

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 32.7
2007 26.2
2008 20.3
2009 20.1
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70894526034713
2006 0.5673839184598
2007 0.58615384615385
2008 0.49459041731066
2009 0.70616883116883
2010
2011
2012 0.74458874458874

Compare Ruth Fisher Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 74.5%
 

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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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