Ruhuma Junior High School

  • Ruhuma Junior High School serves 186 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 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ruhuma Junior High School's student population of 186 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruhuma Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruhuma Junior High School is 0.45, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#610 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
21%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
71%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ruhuma Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • Fort Payne Williams Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: 3-4 | 504 students
    6.8 miles
    1700 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256)845-0626
    6.8 3-4 504
  • Rainsville Plainview School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1184 students
    8.0 miles
    76 Chavies Rd
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256)638-3510
    8.0 PK-12 1184
  • Rainsville Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    8.8 miles
    155 20th Street Ne
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256)638-4131
    8.8 5-12 n/a
  • Rainsville Dekalb Vocational School 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 36986
    (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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