Rue Elementary School

Rue Elementary School serves 379 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Rue Elementary School operates within the Council Bluffs Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 379 students
Rue Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Rue Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Rue Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Rue Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Rue Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
9%
Rue Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Rue Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
70%
80%
Rue Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Rue Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.46 0.21
Rue Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
63%
34%
Rue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
11%
7%
Rue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,736 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,317 is higher than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,288 is higher than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has grown by 45% over four years.
School District Name Council Bluffs Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,736 678
Council Bluffs Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $114 MM $7 MM
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,317 $11,087
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,288 $10,614
Council Bluffs Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Council BluffsFranklin Elementary School
    3130 Ave C
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6469
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 433 students                      
  • Council BluffsThomas Jefferson High School
    2501 West Broadway
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6493
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1234 students                      
  • Council BluffsWalnut Grove Elementary School
    2920 Ave J
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6525
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 339 students                      
  • Council BluffsEdison Elementary School
    2218 3rd Ave
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6516
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 365 students                      
  • Council BluffsWoodrow Wilson Middle School
    712 North 21st St
    Council BluffsIA 51501
    (712)328-6476
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 920 students                      

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