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
Ruby-wise Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Ruby-wise Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ruby-wise Elementary School 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Ruby-wise Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Ruby-wise Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
3%
48%
Ruby-wise Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
93%
45%
Ruby-wise Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ruby-wise Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ruby-wise 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.
0.13 0.57
Ruby-wise Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
43%
61%
Ruby-wise 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.
13%
7%
Ruby-wise Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,806 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Rapides Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
6
Number of Students Managed 24,806 1,938
Rapides Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $33 MM
Rapides Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $218 MM $33 MM
Rapides Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,704 $14,187
Rapides Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,226 $14,076
Rapides Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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