Ruppenthal Middle School serves 192 students in grades 6-8.
Ruppenthal Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 192 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in KS
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
Ruppenthal Middle School's student population of 192 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ruppenthal Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ruppenthal Middle School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1104 out of 1264 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ruppenthal Middle School's ranking?
Ruppenthal Middle School is ranked #1104 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Ruppenthal Middle School?
192 students attend Ruppenthal Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Ruppenthal Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ruppenthal Middle School?
Ruppenthal Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Ruppenthal Middle School offer ?
Ruppenthal Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ruppenthal Middle School part of?
Ruppenthal Middle School is part of Russell County School District.
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