Rucker Elementary



Rucker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rucker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 91
2 85
3 93
4 108
5 101
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 Unified School District. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rucker Elementary is the 2,725th largest public school in California and the 17,146th largest nationally. It has 25.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,146th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,725th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,498th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,056th out of 6,257

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Rucker Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 290
(52%)
4,104
(51%)
 Female 264
(48%)
3,906
(49%)

Rucker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 373
(67%)
5,760
(72%)
 White 114
(21%)
1,336
(17%)
 Asian 36
(6%)
447
(6%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
322
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
44
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Rucker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(53%)
4,112
(51%)
 Not Eligible 218
(39%)
3,173
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(8%)
725
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Rucker Elementary is ranked 2,713th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rucker Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 520
2014 526
2015 554

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
2013 28.9
2014 24.5
2015 25.8

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
2013 0.525
2014 0.60266159695817
2015 0.60649819494585

Compare Rucker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,580.0% 25.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.6%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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