Ruffner Middle School



Ruffner Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruffner Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 207
7 246
8 227
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruffner Middle School is a public elementary school located in Norfolk, VA in the Norfolk City Public Schools. It enrolls 680 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 8.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.77

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Ruffner Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(52%)
12,408
(51%)
 Female 328
(48%)
11,759
(49%)

Ruffner Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 620
(91%)
14,668
(61%)
 White 28
(4%)
5,305
(22%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
1,505
(6%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
2,010
(8%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
492
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
103
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)

Ruffner Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 625
(92%)
16,744
(69%)
 Not Eligible 55
(8%)
6,456
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
967
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ruffner Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Ruffner Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 978
2006 881
2007 804
2008 732
2009 809
2010 853
2011 885
2012 812
2013 794
2014 791
2015 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 12.7
2007 15
2008 14.4
2009 13.7
2010 14.6
2011 12
2012 12.1
2013 13.1
2014 10.2
2015 8.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76482617586912
2006 0.77525539160045
2007 0.75373134328358
2008 0.76092896174863
2009 0.7849196538937
2010 0.80773739742087
2011 0.74011299435028
2012 0.74384236453202
2013 0.78211586901763
2014 0.76738305941846
2015 0.91911764705882

Compare Ruffner Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
860.0% 8.6:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 91.9%
 

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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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