Ruhuma Jr High School



Ruhuma Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruhuma Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 23
1 17
2 20
3 18
4 14
5 16
6 22
7 23
8 11
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruhuma Jr High School is a public elementary school located in Fort Payne, AL in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 177 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruhuma Jr High School is the 745th largest public school in Alabama and the 49,618th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 177
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,618th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 745th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 22nd out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 715th out of 782

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Ruhuma Jr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 93
(53%)
4,370
(52%)
 Female 84
(47%)
4,071
(48%)

Ruhuma Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 143
(81%)
4,890
(58%)
 American Indian 26
(15%)
1,137
(13%)
 Hispanic 7
(4%)
2,269
(27%)
 Black 1
(1%)
79
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
56
(1%)

Ruhuma Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 92
(52%)
4,647
(55%)
 Not Eligible 85
(48%)
3,335
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
459
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Ruhuma Jr High School is ranked 725th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruhuma Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Ruhuma Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 201
2006 216
2007 207
2008 212
2009 195
2010 220
2011 186
2012 182
2013 157
2014 169
2015 177

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 13.1
2007 11.8
2008 12.3
2009 10.8
2010 N/A
2011 7.9
2012 8.3
2013 10.8
2014 12.1
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70646766169154
2006 0.72685185185185
2007 0.71980676328502
2008 0.75471698113208
2009 0.79487179487179
2010 0.82272727272727
2011 0.8494623655914
2012 0.8956043956044
2013 0.87898089171975
2014 0.55029585798817
2015 0.51977401129944

Compare Ruhuma Jr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.0%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ruhuma Jr High School
Fort Payne, AL
Public KG - 08 177 13.1:1  
Williams Avenue Elementary School
Fort Payne, AL
Public 03 - 04 526 18.5:1 8 miles
Sand Rock High School
Sand Rock, AL
Public KG - 12 833 16:1 8 miles
Collinsville High School
Collinsville, AL
Public KG - 12 909 17:1 10 miles
Wills Valley Elementary School
Fort Payne, AL
Public PK - 02 823 15.4:1 10 miles
Fort Payne Middle School
Fort Payne, AL
Public 05 - 08 936 18.9:1 11 miles
Plainview School
Rainsville, AL
Public KG - 12 1,183 17.5:1 11 miles
Gaylesville High School
Gaylesville, AL
Public PK - 12 385 16.9:1 12 miles
Cornerstone Christian Academy
Rainsville, AL
Private PK - 12 347 14:1 13 miles
Cedar Bluff High School
Cedar Bluff, AL
Public KG - 12 651 16.2:1 13 miles
Fyffe High School
Fyffe, AL
Public KG - 12 978 16.9:1 14 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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