Ruiz Elementary School



Ruiz Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruiz Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 90
K 101
1 107
2 84
3 77
4 87
5 95
6 109
7 78
8 90
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruiz Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 918 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ruiz Elementary School is the 83rd largest public school in Illinois and the 1,948th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 918
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,948th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 83rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,057th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 77th out of 2,345

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Ruiz Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 468
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 450
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Ruiz Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 900
(98%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 11
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
117,242
(39%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)

Ruiz Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 816
(89%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(8%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 31
(3%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ruiz Elementary School is ranked 58th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruiz Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Ruiz Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 995
2006 988
2007 972
2008 1027
2009 970
2010 931
2011 914
2012 918

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 21
2007 21.1
2008 22.1
2009 21.1
2010 21.7
2011 20.3
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96683417085427
2006 0.97165991902834
2007 0.95987654320988
2008 0.89970788704966
2009 0.97422680412371
2010 0.96025778732546
2011 0.95733041575492
2012 0.96623093681917

Compare Ruiz Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.6%
 

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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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