Ruth Fisher Elementary School

38201 W. Indian School Rd
Tonopah, AZ 85354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ruth Fisher Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ruth Fisher Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ruth Fisher Elementary School's student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Ruth Fisher Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ruth Fisher Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1427 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
53%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
44%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaddle Mountain Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ruth Fisher Elementary School is Tonopah Valley High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Arlington Elementary School (9.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tonopah Tonopah Valley High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 472 students
    0.1 miles
    38201 W. Indian School Rd.
    Tonopah, AZ 85354
    (623) 474-5100
    0.1 9-12 472
  • Arlington Arlington Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 262 students
    9.6 miles
    9410 S. 355th Ave
    Arlington, AZ 85322
    (623) 386-2031
    9.6 PK-8 262
  • Arlington Tartesso Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 490 students
    10.6 miles
    29677 W. Indianola Road
    Arlington, AZ 85322
    (623) 474-5403
    10.6 K-8 490
  • Palo Verde Palo Verde Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 454 students
    15.0 miles
    10700 S. Palo Verde Road
    Palo Verde, AZ 85343
    (623) 327-3690
    15 PK-8 454
  • Buckeye Westpark Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 705 students
    16.2 miles
    2700 South 257th Drive
    Buckeye, AZ 85326
    (623) 925-3400
    16.2 PK-8 705

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