Ruppenthal Middle School

400 N Elm St
Russell, KS 67665
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 192 students in grades 6-8, Ruppenthal Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 32%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Bottom 50% in KS
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ruppenthal Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ruppenthal Middle School's student population of 192 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
192 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ruppenthal Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,280 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (KS)
#959 out of 1280 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ruppenthal Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ruppenthal Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ruppenthal Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
31%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ruppenthal Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
83%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ruppenthal Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Kansas.
0.30
This chart displays the diversity score of Ruppenthal Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ruppenthal Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ruppenthal Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 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 #959 out of 1,280 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Ruppenthal Middle School often compared to?
Ruppenthal Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ellinwood Middle School, Hoisington Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% KS state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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