38201 W Indian School Rd
Tonopah, AZ 85354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ruth Fisher Middle School serves 587 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Ruth Fisher Middle 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 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 587 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ruth Fisher Middle School's student population of 587 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Ruth Fisher Middle 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 Middle School is 0.56, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
57%
46%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
35%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 587 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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