Ruth M Schneider Elementary School

309 N John St
Farmer City, IL 61842
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Ruth M Schneider Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 50% in IL
  • : 30-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ruth M Schneider Elementary School's student population of 254 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
254 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Ruth M Schneider Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1683 out of 3426 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
30-39%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
11-19%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
93%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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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 Illinois.
0.13
This chart displays the diversity score of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ruth M Schneider Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ruth M Schneider Elementary School's ranking?
Ruth M Schneider Elementary School is ranked #1683 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Ruth M Schneider Elementary School?
254 students attend Ruth M Schneider Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School?
Ruth M Schneider Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ruth M Schneider Elementary School offer ?
Ruth M Schneider Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Ruth M Schneider Elementary School part of?
Ruth M Schneider Elementary School is part of Blue Ridge CUSD 18 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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