701 Rappolla Street
Baltimore, MD 21224
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
John Ruhrah Elementary/middle serves 854 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
John Ruhrah Elementary/middle placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

John Ruhrah Elementary/middle's student population of 854 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
854 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

John Ruhrah Elementary/middle is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Ruhrah Elementary/middle is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1234 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
86%
20%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
8%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
12%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25

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