Rue Elementary School

Rue Elementary School serves 358 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Rue Elementary School operates within the Council Bluffs Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 358 students
Rue Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Rue Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rue Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Rue Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Rue Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
18%
9%
Rue Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Rue Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
73%
81%
Rue Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rue Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rue Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.54
Rue Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
67%
33%
Rue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Rue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,996 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Council Bluffs Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 8,996 666
Council Bluffs Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $7 MM
District Spending $114 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,317 $11,087
Council Bluffs Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,288 $10,614
Council Bluffs Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Council Bluffs Franklin Elementary School
    3130 Ave C
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6469
    0.6  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson High School
    2501 West Broadway
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6493
    0.9  mi  |  1291  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Council Bluffs Walnut Grove Elementary School
    2920 Ave J
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6525
    1.1  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Council Bluffs Edison Elementary School
    2218 3rd Ave
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6516
    1.1  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Council Bluffs Woodrow Wilson Middle School
    712 North 21st St
    Council Bluffs , IA , 51501
    (712)328-6476
    1.4  mi  |  944  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Council Bluffs, IA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.33, which is higher than the Iowa average of 0.23. The most diverse school in Council Bluffs is Edison Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.