Ruth Brown Elementary



Ruth Brown Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruth Brown Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 89
2 92
3 97
4 90
5 84
6 97
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruth Brown Elementary is a public elementary school located in Blythe, CA in the Palo Verde Unf School District. It enrolls 633 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruth Brown Elementary is the 1,927th largest public school in California and the 11,161st largest nationally. It has 28.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 633
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,161st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,927th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,403rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,843rd out of 6,159

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Ruth Brown Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(56%)
1,022
(54%)
 Female 281
(44%)
867
(46%)

Ruth Brown Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 411
(65%)
1,248
(66%)
 White 159
(25%)
439
(23%)
 Black 46
(7%)
134
(7%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
38
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Ruth Brown Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 422
(67%)
1,207
(64%)
 Not Eligible 161
(25%)
523
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(8%)
159
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Ruth Brown Elementary is ranked 1,445th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruth Brown Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.6%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Brown Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 628
2006 636
2007 627
2008 591
2009 715
2010 697
2011 713
2012 633

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 21.9
2007 18.4
2008 26.9
2009 37.9
2010 N/A
2011 28.5
2012 28.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65286624203822
2006 0.7185534591195
2007 0.72089314194577
2008 0.67681895093063
2009 0.72727272727273
2010 0.71736011477762
2011 0.18232819074334
2012 0.74565560821485

Compare Ruth Brown Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,880.0% 28.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 74.6%
 

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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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