Rulon M Ellis Elementary School

11888 North Whitaker Road
Pocatello, ID 83202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Rulon M Ellis Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rulon M Ellis Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Rulon M Ellis Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

Rulon M Ellis Elementary School's student population of 441 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Rulon M Ellis Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Rulon M Ellis Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#50 out of 676 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
80%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocatello School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rulon M Ellis Elementary School is Highland High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hawthorne Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chubbuck Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pocatello Chubbuck Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
    1.2 miles
    600 West Chastain Drive
    Pocatello, ID 83202
    (208) 237-2271
    1.2 PK-5 526
  • Pocatello Tyhee Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    1.2 miles
    12743 West Tyhee Road
    Pocatello, ID 83202
    (208) 237-0551
    1.2 PK-5 539
  • Pocatello Gate City Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    2.3 miles
    2288 Hiskey Street
    Pocatello, ID 83201
    (208) 237-2503
    2.3 K-5 473
  • Pocatello Highland High School Math: 39% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,609 student
    2.4 miles
    1800 Bench Road
    Pocatello, ID 83201
    (208) 237-1300
    2.4 9-12 1,609
  • Pocatello Syringa Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    2.4 miles
    388 East Griffith Road
    Pocatello, ID 83201
    (208) 237-4040
    2.4 PK-5 433

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