Ruhuma Junior High School

Ruhuma Junior High School serves 170 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ruhuma Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ruhuma Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Ruhuma Junior High School's student population of 170 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Ruhuma Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ruhuma Junior High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#673 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
22%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
33%
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White
73%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.420.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ruhuma Junior High School is Plainview School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Williams Avenue Elementary School (6.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Payne Williams Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: 3-4 | 493 students
    6.8 miles
    1700 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-0626
    6.8 3-4 493
  • Rainsville Plainview School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,210 student
    8.0 miles
    76 Chavies Rd
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-3510
    8.0 PK-12 1,210
  • Fort Payne Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    8.8 miles
    155 20th Street Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-3711
    8.8 5-12 n/a
  • Rainsville Dekalb Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    8.8 miles
    409 Main St E
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-4421
    8.8 10-12 n/a
  • Rainsville Dekalb Annex School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    8.9 miles
    409 E Main St
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-4131
    8.9 K-12 n/a

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This is a great school all tho it's small.It's easy to make new friends,and the faculty memebers and the nurse are realy great people.
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