Rue Elementary School

Rue Elementary School serves 358 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Rue Elementary School operates within the Council Bluffs Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 358 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 358 students
Rue Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rue Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Rue Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rue Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Rue Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
21%
10%
Rue Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Rue Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
73%
79%
Rue Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Rue Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Rue Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.22
Rue Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
34%
Rue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Rue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,018 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,859 is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,531 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Council Bluffs Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,018 670
Council Bluffs Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $123 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,859 $11,259
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,531 $11,298
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Thomas Jefferson High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Council BluffsFranklin Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 420 students3130 Ave C
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6469
    0.6PK-5420
  • Council BluffsThomas Jefferson High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1228 students2501 West Broadway
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6493
    0.99-121228
  • Council BluffsEdison Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 432 students2218 3rd Ave
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6516
    1.1PK-5432
  • Council BluffsWalnut Grove Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 320 students2920 Ave J
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6525
    1.1PK-5320
  • Council BluffsWoodrow Wilson Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 943 students712 North 21st St
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6476
    1.46-8943

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