John Ruhrah Elementary School

  • John Ruhrah Elementary School serves 838 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 7% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John Ruhrah Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • John Ruhrah Elementary School's student population of 838 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of John Ruhrah Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • John Ruhrah Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Ruhrah Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1308 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
79%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
15%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Ruhrah Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.350.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Ruhrah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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