Ruskin Elementary School



Ruskin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruskin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 107
2 75
3 74
4 64
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruskin Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waycross, GA in the Ware County School District. It enrolls 456 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruskin Elementary School is the 1,031st largest public school in Georgia and the 25,826th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,826th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,031st out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 276th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 917th out of 1,342

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Ruskin Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(52%)
2,232
(50%)
 Female 217
(48%)
2,244
(50%)

Ruskin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 222
(49%)
2,443
(55%)
 Black 149
(33%)
1,557
(35%)
 Hispanic 52
(11%)
268
(6%)
 Two or More 33
(7%)
177
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Ruskin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 376
(82%)
2,901
(65%)
 Not Eligible 60
(13%)
1,255
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
320
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Ruskin Elementary School is ranked 598th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruskin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.8%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Ruskin Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 459
2006 436
2007 435
2008 405
2009 462
2010 467
2011 490
2012 456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 11.4
2007 11.5
2008 11.2
2009 13.4
2010 13.8
2011 14
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86056644880174
2006 0.81880733944954
2007 0.82528735632184
2008 0.8716049382716
2009 0.83766233766234
2010 0.83297644539615
2011 0.86326530612245
2012 0.86842105263158

Compare Ruskin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 86.8%
 

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Ruskin Elementary School
Waycross, GA
Public KG - 05 456 13.8:1  
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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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