Ruby-wise Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
5279 Old Marksville Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Ruby-wise Elementary School serves 397 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Ruby-wise Elementary School's student population of 397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruby-wise Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruby-wise Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#544 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
4%
44%
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White
94%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.120.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapides Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I ATTENDED RUBY WISE IN 1957. It IS BY FAR THE BEST SCHOOL I EVER ATTENDED. I WASN'THE POPULAR BUT THIS ONE TEACHER TOOK ME UNDER HER WINGS AND THEN I LOVED SCHOOL. I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO SEE IF THIS TEACHER IS STILL LIVING. I'VE BEEN TRYING TO FIND OUT ANYTHING ABOUT HER, IF ANY OF YOU COULD CHECK ON THE SCHOOL RECORDS I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE IT. HER NAME IS RUTH O'NEAL.THANK YOU
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5  
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.
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