Ruth O. Harris Middle School

11150 Alder Ave.
Bloomington, CA 92316
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ruth O. Harris Middle School serves 650 students in grades 7-8.
Ruth O. Harris Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ruth O. Harris Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Ruth O. Harris Middle School's student population of 650 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ruth O. Harris Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ruth O. Harris Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3087 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
56%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ruth O. Harris Middle School's ranking?
Ruth O. Harris Middle School is ranked #3087 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Ruth O. Harris Middle School?
650 students attend Ruth O. Harris Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Ruth O. Harris Middle School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ruth O. Harris Middle School?
Ruth O. Harris Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ruth O. Harris Middle School offer ?
Ruth O. Harris Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Ruth O. Harris Middle School part of?
Ruth O. Harris Middle School is part of Colton Joint Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Students Return from Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School (minimum day)
June 03, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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