Rusch Elementary



Rusch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rusch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 160
K 36
1 53
2 50
3 50
4 42
5 38
6 48
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rusch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Portage, WI in the Portage Community School District. It enrolls 477 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rusch Elementary is the 259th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 23,705th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 477
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,705th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 259th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,054th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 521st out of 1,182

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Rusch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(55%)
726
(52%)
 Female 216
(45%)
668
(48%)

Rusch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 410
(86%)
1,235
(89%)
 Hispanic 39
(8%)
94
(7%)
 Black 12
(3%)
32
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Rusch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 314
(66%)
805
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 133
(28%)
493
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
96
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Rusch Elementary is ranked 495th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rusch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Rusch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 418
2007 441
2008 450
2009 443
2010 455
2011 481
2012 477

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 16.1
2007 16.1
2008 16.1
2009 15.8
2010 15.2
2011 16.9
2012 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25925925925926
2006 0.26315789473684
2007 0.24036281179138
2008 0.27111111111111
2009 0.31602708803612
2010 0.21758241758242
2011 0.33679833679834
2012 0.34171907756813

Compare Rusch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.2%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rusch Elementary
Portage, WI
Public PK - 06 477 18.7:1  
St Mary School
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Private PK - 08 121 9:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 140 12:1 1 miles
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St John'S Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 54 9:1 9 miles
Pardeeville Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 227 13.6:1 9 miles
Pardeeville Elementary
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Public PK - 04 347 13.3:1 9 miles
Neenah Creek Elementary
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Public KG - 05 108 14.5:1 10 miles
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Public PK - 06 120 15.3:1 12 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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