Rutherford Elementary



Rutherford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rutherford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 76
2 80
3 84
4 82
5 99
6 87
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rutherford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Stillwater, MN in the Stillwater Area Public School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rutherford Elementary is the 227th largest public school in Minnesota and the 15,073rd largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,073rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 227th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 973rd out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 476th out of 1,012

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Rutherford Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 304
(52%)
1,993
(49%)
 Male 276
(48%)
2,057
(51%)

Rutherford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 518
(89%)
3,328
(82%)
 Two or More 35
(6%)
194
(5%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
161
(4%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
189
(5%)
 Black 1
(0%)
164
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Rutherford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 550
(95%)
3,348
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 23
(4%)
551
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
151
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Rutherford Elementary is ranked 918th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rutherford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Rutherford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 718
2006 751
2007 763
2008 737
2009 746
2010 764
2011 697
2012 656
2013 636
2014 595
2015 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 21.3
2007 20
2008 19.6
2009 20.2
2010 19.1
2011 17.9
2012 17.6
2013 17.4
2014 18.6
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.022284122562674
2006 0.034620505992011
2007 0.045871559633028
2008 0.050203527815468
2009 0.054959785522788
2010 0.066753926701571
2011 0.065997130559541
2012 0.077743902439024
2013 0.067610062893082
2014 0.052100840336134
2015 0.051724137931034

Compare Rutherford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.2%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rutherford Elementary
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Public KG - 06 580 20.1:1  
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Public KG - 06 445 15.2:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 12 138 10.7:1 3 miles
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Public PK - PK 140 12.9:1 3 miles
Lake Elmo Elementary
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Public KG - 06 760 18:1 4 miles
Wildwood Elementary
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Public KG - 02 579 15.8:1 4 miles
Houlton Elementary
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Public KG - 05 221 13.9:1 4 miles
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Private KG - 05 53 7:1 5 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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