Ruby-wise Elementary School

5279 Old Marksville Hwy,

Pineville, LA, 71360

Tel: (318)443-6089
Grades: PK-6

453 students

Ruby-wise Elementary School serves 453 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Ruby-wise Elementary School operates within the Rapides Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 453 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 453 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students 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 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has increased by 8% over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
3%
48%
White
93%
45%
Unknown
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.13
0.57
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 43%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
13%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,028 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Rapides Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
6
Number of Students Managed 24,028
1,938
District Total Revenue $229 MM
n/a
District Spending $218 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,704
$0
District Spending / Student $9,226
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Peabody Magnet High School (9.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Acadian Elementary New Vision Academy (7.8 miles away)
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  • Recommended July 27, 2012 - We love this school. Small,but the teachers are great!! They love their students. This is the only public school I would allow my children to go to. - Posted by Parent

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