Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School



Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 40
1 46
2 57
3 54
4 40
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forest City, NC in the Rutherford County School District. It enrolls 311 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School is the 1,235th largest public school in North Carolina and the 40,616th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 311
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,616th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,235th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,245th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,329th out of 1,536

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Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 166
(53%)
2,939
(48%)
 Male 145
(47%)
3,189
(52%)

Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(84%)
4,473
(73%)
 Hispanic 22
(7%)
475
(8%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
408
(7%)
 Black 12
(4%)
726
(12%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(99%)
6,037
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
91
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School is ranked 691st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 328
2006 357
2007 328
2008 312
2009 300
2010 300
2011 304
2012 292
2013 295
2014 299
2015 311

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.2
2006 N/A
2007 16.6
2008 15.7
2009 15
2010 16
2011 17.9
2012 16.7
2013 17.6
2014 16.8
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57012195121951
2006 0.58263305322129
2007 0.6219512195122
2008 0.63461538461538
2009 0.65333333333333
2010 0.65333333333333
2011 0.68092105263158
2012 0.68835616438356
2013 0.72881355932203
2014 0.98996655518395
2015 0.9903536977492

Compare Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School
Forest City, NC
Public PK - 05 311 17.1:1  
R-S Middle School
Rutherfordton, NC
Public 06 - 08 620 16.5:1 4 miles
Trinity Christian School
Rutherfordton, NC
Private KG - 08 96 9:1 4 miles
Spindale Elementary School
Spindale, NC
Public PK - 05 469 18.2:1 4 miles
Rutherford Early College High School
Spindale, NC
Public 09 - 13 171 28.5:1 4 miles
Word of Faith Christian School
Spindale, NC
Private KG - 12 96 5:1 5 miles
Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School
Forest City, NC
Public PK - 05 464 14.5:1 5 miles
East Rutherford Middle School
Bostic, NC
Public 06 - 08 623 16.7:1 6 miles
Pinnacle Elementary School
Rutherfordton, NC
Public PK - 05 300 13.7:1 7 miles
Sunshine Elementary School
Bostic, NC
Public PK - 05 212 13.5:1 7 miles
Rutherfordton Elementary School
Rutherfordton, NC
Public PK - 05 361 15.2:1 7 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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