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 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ruby-wise Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Ruby-wise Elementary School's student population of 416 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruby-wise Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ruby-wise Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#452 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
4%
43%
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White
93%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.130.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapides Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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