Rucker Elementary



Rucker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rucker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 84
2 71
3 75
4 106
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rucker Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gilroy, CA in the Gilroy Unf School District. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rucker Elementary is the 3,320th largest public school in California and the 21,329th largest nationally. It has 27.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,320th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,047th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,013th out of 6,159

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Rucker Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(56%)
4,130
(52%)
 Female 222
(44%)
3,862
(48%)

Rucker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 326
(65%)
5,843
(73%)
 White 107
(21%)
1,380
(17%)
 Asian 33
(7%)
386
(5%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
239
(3%)
 Black 12
(2%)
90
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
11
(0%)

Rucker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(48%)
3,903
(49%)
 Not Eligible 231
(46%)
3,599
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
490
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Rucker Elementary is ranked 3,115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rucker Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Rucker Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 491
2006 501
2007 526
2008 636
2009 619
2010 567
2011 499
2012 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 18.6
2007 17
2008 20.8
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 26.3
2012 27.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54582484725051
2006 0.58083832335329
2007 0.62927756653992
2008 0.53301886792453
2009 0.66074313408724
2010 0.64726631393298
2011 0.39879759519038
2012 0.5398406374502

Compare Rucker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,790.0% 27.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 502 27.9:1  
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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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