Ruth Fisher Middle School

38201 W Indian School Rd
Tonopah, AZ 85354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 726 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Ruth Fisher Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ruth Fisher Middle School's student population of 726 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
726 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Ruth Fisher Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ruth Fisher Middle 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1365 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
24%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Ruth Fisher Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Ruth Fisher Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
61%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
32%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ruth Fisher Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arizona.
0.53
This chart displays the diversity score of Ruth Fisher Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ruth Fisher Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ruth Fisher Middle School's ranking?
Ruth Fisher Middle School is ranked #1365 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Ruth Fisher Middle School often compared to?
Ruth Fisher Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tartesso Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Ruth Fisher Middle School?
726 students attend Ruth Fisher Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Ruth Fisher Middle School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ruth Fisher Middle School?
Ruth Fisher Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Ruth Fisher Middle School offer ?
Ruth Fisher Middle School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Ruth Fisher Middle School part of?
Ruth Fisher Middle School is part of Saddle Mountain Unified School District (4254).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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