Rusch Elementary



Rusch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rusch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 50
2 35
3 33
4 45
5 48
6 0
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 244 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rusch Elementary is the 896th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 45,889th largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 244
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,889th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 896th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 42nd out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 568th out of 1,191

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Rusch Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 123
(50%)
880
(53%)
 Female 121
(50%)
793
(47%)

Rusch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 197
(81%)
1,436
(86%)
 Hispanic 27
(11%)
129
(8%)
 Black 10
(4%)
45
(3%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(1%)

Rusch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 126
(52%)
628
(38%)
 Not Eligible 92
(38%)
900
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(11%)
145
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Rusch Elementary is ranked 516th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rusch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.3%) is higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

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
2013 263
2014 278
2015 244

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
2013 12.2
2014 N/A
2015 9.9

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
2013 0.55513307984791
2014 0.57194244604317
2015 0.62295081967213

Compare Rusch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rusch Elementary
Portage, WI
Public KG - 05 244 9.9:1  
St Johns Lutheran School
Portage, WI
Private PK - 08 91 8:1 1 miles
St Mary School
Portage, WI
Private PK - 08 139 9:1 1 miles
Muir Elementary School
Portage, WI
Public 02 - 05 362 12.7:1 2 miles
Wayne Bartels Middle School
Portage, WI
Public 06 - 08 562 14.9:1 2 miles
Woodridge Elementary
Portage, WI
Public KG - 01 154 12.2:1 2 miles
Lewiston Elementary
Portage, WI
Public KG - 05 102 21.5:1 6 miles
Pardeeville Middle School
Pardeeville, WI
Public 05 - 08 216 14.7:1 9 miles
Pardeeville Elementary
Pardeeville, WI
Public PK - 04 348 12.3:1 9 miles
St John'S Lutheran School
Pardeeville, WI
Private PK - 08 83 15:1 9 miles
Neenah Creek Elementary
Briggsville, WI
Public KG - 05 94 12.1:1 10 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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