Ruskin Elementary



Ruskin Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruskin Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 92
2 101
3 113
4 120
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruskin Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Berryessa Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 632 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruskin Elementary is the 1,884th largest public school in California and the 11,609th largest nationally. It has 24.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 632
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,609th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,884th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,227th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,703rd out of 6,257

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Ruskin Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 321
(51%)
3,540
(48%)
 Male 311
(49%)
3,906
(52%)

Ruskin Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 479
(76%)
4,723
(63%)
 Hispanic 84
(13%)
1,756
(24%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
382
(5%)
 White 25
(4%)
393
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
46
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
136
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Ruskin Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 518
(82%)
4,905
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(13%)
1,864
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
677
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ruskin Elementary is ranked 4,780th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruskin Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.0%) is significantly 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.

Ruskin Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 643
2006 652
2007 654
2008 624
2009 623
2010 664
2011 671
2012 665
2013 663
2014 661
2015 632

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 21.7
2007 21.1
2008 21.5
2009 23.1
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 24.6
2013 25.5
2014 24.5
2015 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20528771384137
2006 0.20092024539877
2007 0.21100917431193
2008 0.21794871794872
2009 0.23756019261637
2010 0.22590361445783
2011 0.20715350223547
2012 0.20601503759398
2013 0.20512820512821
2014 0.20121028744327
2015 0.18037974683544

Compare Ruskin Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
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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